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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: June 10, 2014
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: June 10, 2014
Man charged with homicide; assault
††††††††† Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and
Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department, announced
today that a
Monroy, 28, of
The cause of death remains under investigation, but preliminary reports indicate Mr. Hernandez had been beaten.
also was charged with two counts of aggravated assault for using the broken
bottle to wound a 34-year-old man and a 37-year-old man, both
In addition, Monroy was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
is being held at the
investigation by Detective Ronoldy Martinez of the New Brunswick Police
Department and Investigator Frank DiNinno of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís
Office determined that Monroy assaulted the three men following a party at a
Police were dispatched to the home at approximately 8 p.m. on June 7, 2014 and arrived to find the three men had been injured.
They were taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where Mr. Hernandez was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m. on June 8, 2014.
The other two men were treated and released.
The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Martinez of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5217, or Investigator DiNinno of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-4194.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Monroy are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.