NJ suspect in murder of Disputanta woman heads to court

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A New Jersey man charged in the deadly shooting of a Virginia student at a party is due in court Wednesday.

Police have charged two men.

Prosecutors say Nicholas Welch will make his first court appearance in Newark.

Detectives say Welch shot and killed 19-year-old Jessica Moore. Welch tried to crash an off-campus party, but was not let in. He came back later with a gun and started shooting.

Moore and four others were hit.

Police say the other man arrested gave Welch the gun.

Moore's mother lives in Disputanta.

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