Ex-boyfriend charged with murder of NJ teen found dead in home

Posted at 4:11 PM, Jun 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-11 16:49:55-04

Police have arrested the ex-boyfriend of the New Jersey teen found dead in her home last week.

18-year-old Almuqqadin Means was caught in Newark.

He was charged with murder and is being held on $750,000 bail.

17-year-old Aquila Flood was found with a gunshot wound to her head inside her home Wednesday.


Flood was recently voted Prom Queen at Campus High School in East Orange. reports that Flood rejected Means’ invitation to prom and that he had been threatening her for weeks.

Cops believe Means snuck into her home and killed her hours before her family found her body.