2nd man arrested in connection with death of New Jersey gambler

Police say Sree Ranga Aravapalli was followed home from Parx Casino in Pennsylvania
PLAINSBORO, New Jersey -- A second man has been arrested in connection with the death of a New Jersey gambler, who was allegedly followed home from a Pennsylvania casino.

Devon Melchor, 26, of Pennsylvania, was taken into custody in Florida while trying to board an international flight.

Authorities said Melchor and Jekai Reid-John, 27, of Pennsylvania, targeted 54-year-old Sree Ranga Aravapalli at Parx Casino on October 26.

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Police said Aravapalli was shot multiple times inside his home on Briardale Court in Plainsboro, Middlesex County during an alleged attempted robbery.

Melchor is facing robbery charges and Reid-John has been charged with murder.


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