Mount Vernon police arrest man in 2018 cold case death

If convicted, Bazemore faces life in prison.

News 12 Staff

May 12, 2022, 9:29 PM

Updated 800 days ago

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Federal authorities and Mount Vernon police arrested a man in a 2018 death.
James Bazemore faces federal charges in the death of 37-year-old Tasheen Williams. 

He was shot outside of this home on Union Avenue during the day on April 30, 2018.

A second man was charged with providing Bazemore with the gun he allegedly used to commit the crime.

Authorities say Bazemore was a member of a racketeering enterprise involved in narcotics distribution, and that Williams was a rival.

If convicted, Bazemore faces life in prison.


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