Police Make Arrest in Death of UCONN Star Jasper Howard

Police Make Arrest in Death of UCONN Star Jasper Howard

Published October 28, 2009

Police charged a 21-year-old man with murder Tuesday in connection with the stabbing death of University of Connecticut cornerback Jasper Howard earlier this month.

John Lomax III, whose bail was set at $2 million, was also charged with conspiracy to commit assault, campus police officials said at a news conference Tuesday. Howard was stabbed in the abdomen in a fight after a student dance on the school's campus in Storrs, authorities said. He died at a hospital in Hartford.

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Also arrested for their alleged role in the Oct. 18 killing were two other young men.

Hakim Muhammad, 20, faces a felony charge of conspiracy to commit assault, and his bail is set at $750,000, according to police. Jamal Todd, 21, was charged with a felony count of falsely reporting an incident and a misdemeanor count of reckless endangerment. He was released on a $5,000 bond, police said.


Written by BET.com Staff


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