Brendan Tevlin: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A 19-year-old college student murdered in New Jersey has been called a “martyr” after his killer admitted committing the crime to avenge the deaths of Muslims in the Middle East.

The murder of Brendan Tevlin has been held up as a wakeup call that “domestic terrorism is already here.”

On June 25 police found Tevlin’s body in a parked SUV in West Orange, New Jersey. He had been shot dead, and authorities were puzzled about who would kill a beloved teenager called by friends and acquaintances a “model citizen.”

On July 18 police in West Orange, New Jersey, arrested Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, who has since confessed to Tevlin’s murder and three others in Washington State, saying all were committed in response to U.S. military action in the Islamic world.

Here is what you need to know:

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