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Release* † ††††††Date: August 26, 2010
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* † ††††††Date: August 26, 2010
††††††††† Steven Parkey Jr. (DOB 8/7/70) of
was arrested on August 25, 2010, following an intensive investigation by
Detective John A. Canavera of the Edison Police Department and Investigator
Prosecutor Kaplan said members of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office routinely review cases where no arrests have been made, and said such a review led to the arrest of Parkey. Prosecutor Kaplan also commended Detective Canavera, Investigator Daniewicz and Sgt. Ricardo for their work.
Parkey, who was a resident of Highland Park at the time of the homicide, was being held on $2 million bail, set by Superior Court Judge Bradley Ferencz, who stipulated the defendant must post the full amount before he can be released from custody.
is scheduled to appear today at 1:30 p.m. before Superior Court Judge Frederick
P. DeVesa at the Middlesex County Courthouse in
Police were alerted to the homicide at about 12:20 p.m. on October 3, 1990, after
a cleaning person discovered the victim in a room at the motel, then known as
the Colonial Motel on Route 1 in
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy showed Ms. Adams died from multiple stab wounds.
Anyone with information on the case, or knows Parkey, is asked to call Detective Canavera of the Edison Police Department at (732) 248-7528, or Investigator Daniewicz at (732) 745-4018, or Sgt. Ricardo at (732) 745-8893.