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Drug Dealer Sentenced To 20 Years Behind Bars

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Jamil Murray, a/k/a "Smooth," a/k/a "Mills," 33, of Philadelphia was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine base ("crack"), and possessing with intent to distribute crack cocaine.  Murray was a large-scale drug dealer and a pimp.  He pleaded guilty on May 2, 2014 and also stipulated to a factual basis involving forcing a woman to engage in commercial sex acts for his sole financial benefit. Murray has an extensive criminal history. Since his adolescence, he has engaged in continuous criminal behavior interrupted only by periods of incarceration.


In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Court Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg ordered ten years of supervised release and a $200 special assessment.


The case was investigated by the Bensalem Township Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sherri A. Stephan and Trial Attorney Anita Channapati with the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division.

Updated April 14, 2015