Estranged husband charged in Teaneck stabbing death

CLIFFVIEW PILOT HAS IT FIRST: Detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office have charged the estranged husband of a Teaneck woman found stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon with murder.

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The Teaneck ranch house where the victim’s body was found
UPDATE: Pedro Gutierrez was minutes away from boarding a flight to Colombia when authorities in Orlando snatched him up on charges of tying up his estranged wife and then stabbing her to death in a relative’s Teaneck home, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said. READ MORE….

The body of 23-year-old Shaday (Sade) Betancourt was found by a family member at her East Forest Avenue home just before 12:30 this afternoon, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli told CLIFFVIEW PILOT.

She was pronounced dead at Englewood Hospital soon after, he said.

As of 6:30 p.m., investigators had found Pedro Gutierrez, 24, of New Milford and were questioning him, a law enforcement source with direct knowledge of the murder told CLIFFVIEW PILOT. “They have him in pocket,” the source confirmed.

They charged him shortly thereafter, Molinelli confirmed.

Authorities aren’t sure whether Betancourt was stabbed with a knife or other sharp instrument. The Bergen County Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy.


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