By CBSNewYork Team

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Demond Gray of North Brunswick, New Jersey was arrested and charged for the murder of Abdul Conteh at a hotel in the same township, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office announced Sunday.

Gray, 43, was charged with first-degree murder after police were called to a room at the Farrington Inn around noon on March 20.

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North Brunswick Police said they found Conteh, who is from Somerset, New Jersey, physically injured and unresponsive before he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Investigators said Gray assaulted and killed Conteh, 60, in the hotel room. But the cause of death and circumstances surrounding the murder are still being investigated.

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Gray is being held at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center pending a pre-trial detention hearing.

CBSNewYork Team