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.READ MORE: Driver Arrested After Car Slams Into Scaffolding On East Side
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.READ MORE: DMX Dies At Age 50 After Days On Life Support At White Plains Hospital
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.MORE NEWS: Undocumented Workers In New York State Now Eligible For Pandemic Relief, $2.1 Billion In Aid Set Aside In State Budget
Gray is being held at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center pending a pre-trial detention hearing.