A 19-year-old New Jersey man is facing murder charges after he allegedly shot a 37-year-old father of three to death in Jersey City on Oct. 5. He was taken into custody by officers from the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Unit on Oct. 11.
On Oct. 2, a New Jersey woman was taken into custody after she allegedly killed her boyfriend with two frying pans. The attack reportedly occurred on Sept. 2 and he died of his injuries on Sept. 26.
A Boston man who was an alleged MS-13 gang member was taken into custody on Sept. 1 after he was accused of killing a teenager in New Jersey. Two others were also taken into custody at the same time, though they have not been charged in the death.
On Aug. 12, it was reported that a 26-year-old New Jersey woman was facing charges after she was accused of attempting to kill her grandmother. The woman allegedly fed juice that had been laced with antifreeze to the 84-year-old.
A 49-year-old man was charged with murder after allegedly killing his 54-year-old female roommate. According to police, they arrived at their apartment on Wesley Avenue at about 8:40 a.m. on July 22 after getting a report of a dead body. Authorities say that they are not sure how the woman died, but an autopsy had been scheduled.
On June 26, a New Jersey man who was accused of being involved in the death of an attorney was sentenced to life in prison. A jury found the 36-year-old South Orange man guilty of murder and several other associated offenses.
A 48-year-old woman was found dead on a street in Trenton, New Jersey over Memorial Day weekend. On June 2, an 18-year-old man was charged with murder in connection with her death. He was charged after authorities conducted interviews and watched surveillance footage. That was enough for them to identify the man leaving the 900 block of South Broad Street at about 11:10 p.m. on the night of the incident.
On May 23, a New Jersey woman who was accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death was indicted on murder charges. The 25-year-old Trenton woman was ultimately charged with first-degree murder along with two weapons possession charges.
A 19-year-old man who was accused of killing a young woman in New Jersey pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including murder, on May 15. He was charged with first-degree murder and robbery, disturbing or desecrating human remains, and tampering with physical evidence, among other charges.
Police in Paterson, New Jersey, have reported that a 19-year-old man was taken into custody at his home on North 4th Street at about 6:30 p.m. on April 24. Authorities say that the man shot two people during the previous weekend, and one of the victims was killed in the incident. The man is facing a murder charge in connection with the death of the 19-year-old victim.