Suspected murderer facing federal charges

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WHITE PLAINS – A federal indictment unsealed in federal court has charged a Mount Vernon man with the murder of Tasheen Williams on April 30, 2018.

James Bazemore, a/k/a TJ, has been indicted on one count of racketeering conspiracy, one count of murder in aid of racketeering, and one count of murder through use of a firearm.  The Indictment also charges Jared Mujaahid, a/k/a Jay, with aiding and abetting assault with a deadly weapon by providing Bazemore with the gun he used to commit the murder. The Indictment also charges Bazemore and Mujaahid with racketeering conspiracy.

Bazemore is detained pending trial on other federal charges brought by US Attorney’s Office and Mujaahid is serving a sentence from a prior federal conviction in the US Southern District of New York.