CEO murdered after being followed home with casino winnings

Sree Aravapalli

A Pennsylvania man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 54-year-old Plainsboro, New Jersey man during, what officials say, was an attempted robbery.

Prosecutors say that Jekai Reid-John, 27, of Norristown, saw Sree Aravapalli cash in a sizable winning in a Pennsylvania casino and followed him to his home and killed him at his Briardale Court home in an attempted robbery.

Middlesex County, New Jersey officials said the shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. October 26th.

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Officers found Aravapalli had been shot multiple times. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died.

Reid-John was taken into custody in his Pennsylvania home and charged with first-degree murder. He is awaiting an extradition hearing.

A funeral was held Thursday for Aravapalli.  He leaves behind a wife and two children.  His LinkedIn profile listed Aravapalli as the CEO of East Windsor-based Aurex Laboratories.