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Release* † ††††††Date: September 17, 2010
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* † ††††††Date: September 17, 2010
Five juveniles sent to adult court, charged with
††††††††† The five defendants, all residents of Old Bridge, also were charged with assaulting Dr. Sinhaís, two sons, ages 16 and 12, during the attack on Dr. Sinha, who died on June 28, 2010.
The defendants, charged today with murder and two counts of aggravated assault, are expected to appear in Superior Court next week. A hearing date was not immediately set.
adult charges were filed after Superior Court Judge Jane Cantor, sitting in
Family Court in
After the charges were filed, the juveniles were identified as: Cash Q. Johnson, (DOB 5/13/93) Steven K. Contreras, (DOB 4/21/93) Christian M. Tinli, (DOB 9/8/92) Christopher Conway, (DOB 7/29/93) and Julian C. Daley (DOB 6/13/94).
Tinli, who is now 18 years old, was 17 at the time of the attack and, by law, was initially charged as a juvenile.
judge set bail in various amounts, ranging from $300,000 to $450,000 for each
of the defendants, who are being held at the
for Tinli and
request of Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor
In addition, they may not have access to the crime scene or the victimís familyís home, including the entire Oakwood housing development.
also would be prohibited from attending any school or school function in
adult charges were filed as a result of the on-going investigation by Detective
Greg Morris of the Old Bridge Police Department and Investigator
The investigation began after police received a call at 11:42 p.m. on June 25, 2010, and arrived to find Dr. Sinha had been beaten.
was walking with his wife and two sons on
Sinha was taken to
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Morris of the Old Bridge Police Department at (732) 721-5600, or Investigator Miller of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-4466.