MAN SENTENCED FOR MURDER IN ATLANTIC COUNTY

Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel

Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel

A Superior Court Judge sentenced a 72-year-old Atlantic City man to 50 and ½ years in prison for the 2008 slaying of a Gloucester County married father of three and for causing an injury to another man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced.
Jose Aleman was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of Pong H. Yu, of which the defendant would have to serve 33 years, four months and 10 days in prison before parole eligibility for the April 24, 2008 shooting death of Yu, of Gloucester County, 59, of Washington Township. In addition, Aleman must serve a consecutive term of 18 months in prison for injuring Carlos Smith, 80, of Hammonton, and nine years in prison for possession of a weapon by a convicted person, of which he must serve five years before parole eligibility, which will run consecutively to the other crimes. In total, Aleman must serve just under 39 years in prison before parole eligibility.
Aleman addressed the court. He said that he was ill with Cancer and the victim owed him money.