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Release* ††† ††††††Date: March 12, 2010
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* ††† ††††††Date: March 12, 2010
Highland Park man charged with fatal stabbing
Gonzalez (DOB 9/12/86) of
Williams, who was an acquaintance of the defendant, was pronounced dead at 7:42
a.m. today at
The results of an autopsy showed she was the victim of a homicide and died from multiple stab wounds.
Following an intensive investigation, police traced Gonzalez to his home. As police approached his apartment, the defendant fled, jumping out a second-story rear window at about 3:30 p.m. He was apprehended nearby, in the backyard of a coin-operated laundry.
is expected to be held at the
The investigation began when police were dispatched to Ms. Williamsí apartment after receiving a 911 call from a neighbor, who reported a disturbance at 5:42 a.m.
Police arrived to find the victim injured in her apartment. She was taken to the hospital, where she died.
The investigation by Lt. Joe Vassallo and Detective Ilan Lancry, both of the Highland Park Police Department, and Investigator Butch Villegas of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office determined that Ms. Williams was not the victim of a random attack.
The investigation is on-going. Anyone with information is asked to call Lt. Vassallo of Detective Lancry at (732) 572-3800, or Investigator Villegas at (732) 745-4428.