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Daniel Rochat (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Wood-Ridge Man Denies Killing Woman Found In Burning Home

Daniel Rochat, 37, entered a not guilty plea Friday to charges of murder, aggravated arson and armed burglary in the death of 70-year-old Barbara Vernieri.

10/05/2012

Daniel Rochat (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Charged In Mysterious Death Of East Rutherford, N.J. Woman

Daniel Rochat, 37, of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey was arrested Wednesday for first degree murder, attempted murder, arson, burglary, resisting arrest and other charges in the death of 70-year-old Barbara Vernieri.

10/04/2012

Murder victim Barbara Vernieri (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigate Whether East Rutherford Woman’s Death Is Connected To Other Murders

The Medical Examiner said Barbara Vernieri of East Rutherford died from blunt force trauma to her head early Friday morning.
The 70-year-old grandmother’s home was then set on fire with her body inside, authorities said.

09/17/2012

Murder victim Barbara Vernieri (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Widow Killed; Investigators Looking Into Possible Link To Other Crimes

Crime scene tape is still surrounding the East Rutherford home of 70-year-old Barbara Vernieri. Investigators said the widowed real estate agent was murdered before her home was set on fire.

09/16/2012