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US: 3 charged with Sikh-American gas-station attendant’s murder

October 28, 2013 | By

New Jersey, USA (October 28, 2013): It is learnt that three men have been arrested and charged with the murder of a Sikh-American gas station attendant in the U.S. in a failed robbery bid. As per information Isaiah Williams, 24, Cordero Hodge, 22, and Jamell Pierce, 22, from New Jersey were charged few days back by the Gloucester county prosecutor’s office for murdering Surinder Singh.

The victim, a gas station attendant at Garden State Fuel in Woodbury, was killed in fatal shooting August 25, 2013 by the three men.

Surinder Singh, 40, was shot in the upper chest and near his right armpit. He lived in Woodbury for about 10 years and left behind two children and his wife.

Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean F. Daltonsaid the three accused planned a robbery but after Surinder Singh resisted them they fired at him.

Friends and customers say Surinder Singh was a kind man. The gas station where Surinder Singh worked built a memorial in his memory. Authorities, however, later confirmed that nothing was stolen during the robbery bid.

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