Jaquill Fields, 23

Paterson, New Jersey
June 16, 2015

Agencies: Paterson Police Department New Jersey

Cause of death: Vehicular

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A Paterson police officer who allegedly killed a 23-year-old city man in a hit-and-run accident  was indicted on two counts related to that incident, authorities said Thursday night in a news release.

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April 2016 Officer indicted on two counts.

On November 5, 2018, a Paterson police officer was found guilty by a jury Monday for fatally striking Fields. A jury convicted Jose Urena, 32, of North Haledon after deliberating for close to three days, northjersey.com reported

Former Paterson police officer Jose Urena was approved by a state parole board for release on Oct. 1 after serving less than two years in prison.

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