††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News
Release* ††† ††††††Date: April 9, 2010
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* ††† ††††††Date: April 9, 2010
††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and
L. Hayes Jr. (DOB 10/4/77) of
was being held today at the
found Hayes at the home of an unidentified friend in
was charged during the on-going investigation into the death of the woman, who
was found on the morning of April 8, 2010, in her home at
While the womanís identity has been determined, it cannot be disclosed until it is confirmed through additional examination.
An autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office has preliminarily determined the woman was the victim of a homicide, but the cause of death is awaiting the results of additional tests.
††††††††† Members of the New Jersey State Police are assisting in the joint investigation with the Old Bridge Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
with information is asked to call Detective Michael Machen at the Old Bridge
Police Department at (732) 721-5600, or Investigator
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Hayes are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.