††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News
Release* †† ††††††Date: July 2, 2009
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* †† ††††††Date: July 2, 2009
Roommate charged in
††††††††† Reinaldo Fuentes (DOB 4/21/89) was charged in the death of Adrian Betanzos, 26, who was killed sometime early Monday, July 29, 2009, in a room he shared with the defendant at an apartment at 138 French St.
††††††††† Fuentes was apprehended by police on Wednesday, July 1,
2009, at 6:24 p.m. as he emerged from an apartment on
††††††††† While the results of an autopsy are pending, a preliminary investigation showed that Betanzos suffered multiple stab wounds and blunt force trauma.
††††††††† Fuentes is currently being held without bail, but is
scheduled to appear at a court hearing at 1:30 p.m. today before Superior Court
Judge Bradley Ferencz at the Middlesex County Courthouse in
investigation by Detective Ronoldy Martinez, of the New Brunswick Police
Department, and Investigator
††††††††† Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Martinez at (732) 745-5200, or Investigator Ricardo at (732) 745-3300.
††††††††† As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charge against Fuentes is merely an accusation and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.