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Release* ††† ††††††Date: January 23, 2009 †††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
††††††††††††††††††† ††† †Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *Press Release* ††† ††††††Date: January 23, 2009
of this press release is to announce that murder charges have been filed in the
stabbing death of Jesus Ramirez on June 22, 2008 in
On June 22,
2008, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Perth Amboy Police responded to the area
An autopsy revealed that Ramirez died of multiple stab wounds.† Ramirezí death was classified a homicide.† On todayís date Fulgencio G. Monasterio (DOB 7/10/63) and Bernaldo Martinez (DOB 4/19/55) were charged with the murder of Jesus Ramirez and hindering apprehension.† The complaints allege that the defendants stabbed the victim to death and then dumped his body in the Arthur Kill.† The complaints further allege that these charges are supported by statements of witnesses, the results of DNA analysis, and the results of a police investigation.
Bail was set for both defendants at $750,000 no 10% by Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Honorable Bradley J. Ferencz.
information about this murder is asked to call Middlesex County Prosecutorís
Fulgencio G. Monasterio and Bernaldo Martinez are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
Any questions should be addressed to Assistant Prosecutor Nicholas F. Sewitch at (732) 331-3389