A neighbor of a girl discovered crushed to loss of life in a senior residence constructing in Newark July has been charged with killing her, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Workplace introduced Wednesday.
Raymond Cruz, 44, is charged with the homicide of neighbor Nellie Marquez, 55, in addition to weapons violations, the workplace stated.
Marquez was killed within the Seth Boyden residence complicated on July 14, in response to prosecutors.
Marquez lived alone and was a widely known member of constructing’s tenant affiliation board, in response to prosecutors.
The flats are throughout the road from Weequahic Park and encompass senior and reasonably priced housing residential complexes owned by Newark Housing Authority.
A member of the family referred to as for assist after discovering her, officers stated.
The prosecutor’s workplace didn’t elaborate on the case or publicly reveal a motive within the crime.