Timothy Puskas was out on bail, waiting for his trial in a hit-and-run case when prosecutors say he not only violently attacked someone, but then brutally killed 22-year-old Kean University student William McCaw.
Timothy Puskas, 38, is being held on $5 million bail. Puskas was already being held by authorities for an unrelated incident.
Middlesex County, N.J. Crime Stoppers announced Saturday that they are offering cash rewards in the case of a 22-year-old Kean University student who was beaten to death last month in New Brunswick.
An emotional vigil was held Wednesday to remember a college student who was found beaten to death near Rutgers University.
The body of William McCaw, a 22-year-old Kean University student, was found just before 10:30 a.m. Saturday in a backyard on Hartwell Street near Rutgers University.
McCaw was pronounced dead at the scene. A cause of death has not been disclosed, but prosecutors say he suffered blunt force trauma.