Morristown New Jersey Criminal Law Post

Morristown New Jersey
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Travis J. Tormey, Esq.

Category Archives: Homicide

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Dover NJ Law Enforcement Investigating Death of Homeless Man

Posted in Homicide
Detectives with the Dover Police Department are looking into the recent death of a homeless man whose body was found in a wooded area. According to authorities, the victim is a 50-year-old homeless man who was living in an encampment in the woods of Dover, New Jersey. The victim’s friend is said to have found… Continue Reading

Essex County Man Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter, Allegedly Killed Young Boy

Posted in Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Homicide
Prosecutors in Essex County recently made the decision to upgrade criminal charges against a mother and her boyfriend related to the death of the female suspect’s seven-year-old kid. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office initially filed criminal charges against the adult suspects for child endangerment. However, the criminal charges were eventually upgraded to aggravated manslaughter when… Continue Reading

Mountain Lakes NJ Man Accused of Causing Fatal DWI Accident on Route 80 in Rockaway Township

Posted in Drunk Driving (DWI), Homicide
A Mountain Lakes man faces serious prison time if he is convicted on aggravated manslaughter charges stemming from a fatal drunk driving accident in Rockaway Township, NJ. The fatal crash occurred on Route 80 in Rockaway Township NJ on July 11, 2015. The suspect was behind the wheel of a Cadillac Escalade and driving past… Continue Reading

Jefferson NJ Man Could Face Homicide Charges for Selling Deadly Heroin in Wharton, NJ

Posted in Drug Charges, Homicide
A Jefferson New Jersey man who allegedly sold a fatal dose of heroin in Wharton NJ could soon be charged with homicide. The suspect is a 41-year-old male resident of Jefferson in Morris County, New Jersey. He has already been charged with distribution of heroin. However, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is still investigating the… Continue Reading

Man Who Committed Assault in Dover NJ Now Faces Murder Charges in Arizona

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Homicide
A man with a prior conviction for simple assault in Dover New Jersey has now been charged with murder in Arizona after police linked him to the killings of two homeless people. According to authorities, the suspect brutally killed the victims in January 2015 and February 2015 while traveling along the Miracle Mile in Tucson,… Continue Reading

Illegal Immigrant Accused of Stabbing, Trying to Murder Ex-Wife at Dover NJ Residence

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Domestic Violence, Homicide, Weapons Offenses
A man facing attempted murder charges for allegedly trying to kill his ex-wife in Dover NJ is now claiming that he acted in self-defense. The frightening incident went down on January 25, 2015 at a residence on West Blackwell Street in Dover, New Jersey. Authorities believe that the violent altercation began when the suspect and… Continue Reading

Parsippany Woman Found Not Guilty of Manslaughter in East Hanover DWI Crash

Posted in Drunk Driving (DWI), Homicide, Traffic Violations
A Morris County jury recently acquitted a Parsippany woman who had been charged with vehicular manslaughter in connection with a fatal car crash on an East Hanover NJ road. The tragic auto accident occurred on May 5, 2012. The 35-year-old suspect was allegedly intoxicated when she slammed her vehicle into the victim. A blood test… Continue Reading

Woman Allegedly Shot, Killed Boyfriend at Residence in Mount Olive, New Jersey

Posted in Domestic Violence, Homicide
An ex-teacher at a Wharton NJ school faces criminal charges for allegedly murdering her boyfriend at her Mount Olive home. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the 53-year-old suspect killed the victim on March 3, 2014. The victim was a 51-year-old man who resided in Staten Island, NY. He had reportedly gone to the… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Beating Toddler to Death at Motel in Montville, New Jersey

Posted in Domestic Violence, Homicide
A man accused of murdering a three-year-old child in Montville New Jersey recently pleaded not guilty to the very serious criminal charges. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the 29-year-old suspect used a belt to savagely beat the young boy to death in what has been classified as a domestic violence incident. The brutal… Continue Reading

Parsippany Woman Allegedly Drunk When She Crashed into, Killed East Hanover NJ Man

Posted in Drunk Driving (DWI), Homicide
A Parsippany NJ woman was allegedly drunk when she caused a fatal car accident that resulted in the death of an East Hanover man. The fatal DWI accident occurred on Ridgedale Avenue in East Hanover, NJ. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the 35-year-old suspect was driving a Toyota Camry shortly after consuming several… Continue Reading

Montville NJ Man Faces Murder Charges, Allegedly Beat Toddler to Death

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Homicide, Weapons Offenses
A Morris County grand jury recently indicted a Montville New Jersey man on murder charges in connection with the beating death of a three-year-old boy. The 28-year-old suspect, who moved from Altoona, Pennsylvania to Montville NJ so that he could live with his girlfriend and her young son, allegedly committed the homicide at the Knights… Continue Reading

Former Morristown NJ Resident Charged with Murdering Mother in North Carolina

Posted in Homicide
A former Morristown New Jersey resident accused of murdering his mother in North Carolina reportedly offered a confession to police. The 34-year-old suspect stands accused of killing his mother, who also used to live in Morristown, New Jersey. According to law enforcement, the suspect strangled his 58-year-old mother at their shared residence in Cary, North… Continue Reading

Man Allegedly Kills Mother, Morristown NJ Native, in North Carolina

Posted in Homicide
A Morristown New Jersey woman was reportedly murdered by her son in North Carolina. According to North Carolina authorities, the 58-year-old woman was killed by her 34-year-old son. Law enforcement said that the suspect murdered his mother before going on to also murder his 28-year-old girlfriend. The killings happened at separate residences, both of which… Continue Reading

Wharton NJ Elementary School Teacher Accused of Murdering Boyfriend in Mount Olive

Posted in Homicide
A former teacher at an elementary school teacher in Wharton NJ faces murder charges for allegedly shooting and killing her boyfriend in Mount Olive, New Jersey. The fatal shooting happened on March 3, 2014. The 52-year-old suspect is accused of murdering her boyfriend, a 51-year-old retired New York City police officer who resided in Staten… Continue Reading

Dover Man Found Not Guilty on Vehicular Homicide Charges for Fatal Accident in Parsippany, NJ

Posted in Drunk Driving (DWI), Homicide, Traffic Violations
A Dover New Jersey man has been found not guilty of vehicular homicide for a fatal car crash in Parsippany, NJ. A Morris County Superior Court jury issued the not guilty verdict after deliberating for three hours. The acquittal means that the 61-year-old suspect will avoid the most severe penalties for the deadly accident. According… Continue Reading

Fatal DWI Accident in Jefferson NJ Results in 15-Year Prison Sentence

Posted in Drunk Driving (DWI), Homicide
A Morris County Superior Court judge has reduced the prison sentence for a driver who was convicted of causing a deadly DWI accident in Jefferson Township, New Jersey. The fatal accident occurred in 2013. The 39-year-old suspect was reportedly consuming alcohol while attending a party at Tomahawk Lake in Sparta, NJ. When the suspect decided… Continue Reading