Gloucester County ProsecutorGloucester County Prosecutor's Office

Criminal Justice Complex
P.O.Box 623
Woodubury, NJ 08096
Phone: (856) 384-5500


Subject :

Glassboro Man in Custody on Murder Charge
Contact :Bernie Weisenfeld    856-384-5617

                                                      PRESS RELEASE


October 29, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact:  Bernie Weisenfeld - PIO- GCPO

Re.:  Glassboro man in custody on murder charge



Michael D. White (DOB 1/5/89), of Glassboro NJ, was taken into custody Sunday  (10/29) when he surrendered to police on charges he fatally shot 58-year-old Michael Fleming, of Glassboro, as the victim sat in a  parked car at the Hollybush Garden apartments early on Saturday  (10/28).


Following an investigation by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office and the Glassboro Police Department, White was charged with first-degree murder, purposely and/or knowingly;  aggravated assault by pointing a weapon; unlawful possession of  a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.


Glassboro police were dispatched to the Hollybush Garden apartments, where both Fleming and White lived, at 1:44 a.m. Saturday and found Fleming deceased in the driver seat of a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head/neck area.  Through information investigators received, White was identified as the suspect in the shooting. He was not found in his apartment and a search for his whereabouts began using a K-9 team.


Assisting agencies were the Gloucester County Sheriff's Department, the New Jersey State Police, units of the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office and the Middletown DE Police Department.