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NJ Man Who Killed GF, Found On Maryland Roadside: Prosecutor
A 59-year-old Lakewood man has been charged with killing his live-in girlfriend before fleeing to Maryland, authorities said.
John Filistovich was charged on Thursday, June 1 with murder in connection with the beating and suffocation of Betty Perry, 60, of Lakewood, they said.
On Tuesday, May 30, at approximately 12:15 p.m., Lakewood Township Police responded to a residence on Thornbury Court to conduct a welfare check on Perry, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer.
Police found the dead body of a woman, later identified as Perry, on the floor of the bed…
Football Star, 24, Dies Of Injuries From Trenton Shooting: Prosecutor
A 24-year-old man from Mercer County died of injuries suffered in a shooting in Trenton earlier this month, authorities said.
Justin Prescott Reed, of Ewing, died on May 22, as a result of injuries he sustained in the May 14 shooting on Brunswick Avenue, the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office said on Wednesday, May 31.
No arrests had been made in the shooting as of press time, authorities said.
Reed was a star football player at Ewing High School. He later played football at Delaware Valley University, Monroe College and Mercer Community College, his obituary said.
He enjoyed eat…
Erratic Bergen County Driver, 24, Caused Wreck That Left Woman Dead In NY: Police
A 24-year-old erratic driver from New Jersey is facing charges out of Rockland County, NY for a crash that left one woman dead this week, authorities said.
Corey Womack, of Englewood, was heading west on Route 59 in a gray Audi A6 when he struck a Ford Edge near Broome Boulevard around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 30 in Clarkstown, Det. Norm Peters said.
Witnesses reported seeing a gray Audi being operated erratically while traveling westbound on Route 59 from Waldron Avenue, Peters said.
The impact sent both vehicles over the curb and into the Hub Shopping Center, where they came to&n…
Arrest Made In Sayreville Councilwoman's Murder
A 28-year-old Virginia man has been arrested in connection with the Feb. 1 fatal shooting of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour outside her townhouse, authorities said.
Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, of Portsmouth, VA, was arrested on Tuesday, May 30 at 10:45 a.m., according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.
Bynum was taken into custody outside a residence in Chesapeake City, VA, without incident, Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said at a news conference.
Bynum was charged with first-degree murder and weapons offenses, she said. Prosecutors did not say what the motive was in th…