Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and Edison police said the specific cause of the crash remained under investigation, but that it has been classified as a “suicide-homicide.”
Prosecutors in Middlesex County, N.J., have determined that the 15-year-old boy who killed himself and three others when he crashed head-on into another vehicle had sought to commit suicide.
According to police, Jaclyn P. Melillo, 25, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office says 52-year-old Silvia Reyes-Ramos was hit by a Ford Edge while she was crossing Somerset Street at the intersection of Alexander Street in New Brunswick around 7 p.m. Friday.
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and Woodbridge police said the suspect, 45-year-old Andres Garcia of Paterson, was killed by a single gunshot to the head after Woodbridge Officer Edward Barrett Jr. repeatedly ordered him to drop his weapon.
Ravi talked to police the day after his Rutgers roommate, Tyler Clementi, committed suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge.
A detective testified Tuesday that a Rutgers University student saved screenshots of his roommate’s Twitter postings that said he was seen on a video chat “making out with a dude” and “daring” others to watch.
Killed in the fire were 62-year-old Ann Jefferson and four of her grandchildren: 2-year-old Elijah, 3-year-old Christopher, 12-year-old Alize and 7-year-old Tyler.