MANCHESTER — A woman has been charged in the death of a township man, who authorities say succumbed to smoke inhalation as a result of a fire that the woman ignited at a neighbor’s home, according to NJ101.5.
ATLANTIC CITY – Steven Pratt allegedly killed his mother two days after completing a 30-year prison sentence for a 1984 murder conviction, according to reports.
The woman, whose name was not released, was found shortly before 7 a.m. lying in the road near the school, which is located on River Road, said Teaneck Deputy Police Chief Glenn O’Reilly.
A New Jersey man charged with the murder of a 73-year-old woman gouged out both of his eyes in prison while awaiting his trial. Story here.
SOMERVILLE – A hospital executive who spent decades as an important figure in New Jersey politics and policy killed his wife, set their house ablaze, then killed himself, a prosecutor ruled, finally giving an explanation six months later for the mysterious deaths, according to CBSNews.com.
A 50-year-old nurse jumped to her death from a parking deck in New Brunswick on June 5, 2014.
The woman, who is from Crosswicks in Burlington County, “fell to her death as the result of an apparent suicide,” police Capt. J.T. Miller said in a statement.
WEST MILFORD – Rutgers University student Darsh Patel of Edison was attacked and killed by a 299-pound black bear in Apshawa Preserve – about 45 miles northwest of New York City.
Officials say the attack was the first fatal bear-human encounter on record in New Jersey.
MONROE TWP — Veterinary technician Rebecca Malter was killed after the motorcycle she was riding collided with a car Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, according to media reports.
Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega, both 38, and from Jersey City were killed in Virginia when a tornado ripped up a tree that crashed into their tent, according to the Jersey Journal newspaper. Read the full story here.