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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: May 20, 2011
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: May 20, 2011
County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Robert Hubner, director of the Woodbridge
Police Department, announced that a
Frank Barbaccia (DOB 9/25/67) of Congers, N.Y. was arrested at Woodbridge police headquarters, where he was charged with failing to dispose of human remains as required by law.
also was charged with hindering his apprehension by giving false statements to
police during their investigation into the death of Nicholas Sorice, 26, of the
Colonia section of
Bail was set at $50,000 for Barbaccia, who remained in custody.
investigation by Detective Edward Galinas of the Woodbridge Police Department
investigation began when a motorist called 911 at 5:39 a.m. on May 18, 2011,
and reported a man laying near the curb on
An autopsy performed by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office did not immediately determine the cause of death. Additional testing will be performed.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Galinas of the Woodbridge Police Department at (732) 602-7321, or Investigator Villegas of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-4428.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Barbaccia are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.