New Jersey man pleads guilty to series of violent assaults in antisemitic attack spree

A New Jersey man pleads guilty to a series of attacks on Jews in a violent crime spree in April 2022, the US Attorney’s Office in the District of New Jersey says.

Dion Marsh, 27, pleaded guilty to five counts of violating the federal Hate Crimes Prevention Act, as well as carjacking.

Marsh was charged with willfully causing bodily injury to five people, and attempting to kill and injure four of them because they were Jewish, the US Attorney says.

Together in HellKeep Watching“This defendant is being held accountable for his series of depraved, antisemitic assaults against members of the Orthodox Jewish community,” says Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.

“Hate-filled acts of violence, intended to harm, intimidate and isolate communities, have no place in our society,” Clarke says. “The Justice Department will continue to aggressively prosecute perpetrators of antisemitic violence across our country.”

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