Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Manhunt For Wife Killer In NJ

Update 1/2/17 - Jeremiah Monell captured in Folsom

A national search is under way for a suspected wife-killer Jeremiah Monell, 32, of New Jersey, who is wanted for the murder of his wife, Tara O'Shea-Watson, 35, also of New Jersey, according to the state police.
The manhunt began on Monday at 8:05 a.m. after troopers responded to a private residence on Raymond Drive in Commercial Township on a report of a woman who was dead, police said.

 O'Shea-Watson was a resident of Commercial Township and Monell is a resident of Cedarville. Upon arrival, troopers discovered the woman, O'Shea-Watson, unconscious and unresponsive. A preliminary investigation has determined that Monell murdered his estranged wife and is now on the run, police said.

He is a white male, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, approximately 140 pounds and was last seen driving a 1994 blue Chevrolet S10 pickup with New Jersey license plate X91GJV, police said.

Monell has been charged with murder and related weapons possession, with bail set at $1 million.
A truck matching the suspect's vehicle description was found in the Cumberland County woods later Tuesday:
 Suspected New Jersey Wife-Killer 'On Run'; National Manhunt Underwayhttp://patch.com/new-jersey/oceancity/breaking-suspected-n-j-wife-killer-run-statewide-manhunt-underway

 Anyone with information about Monell's whereabouts is asked to contact New Jersey State Police Port Norris Station by calling 856-785-0036. Anonymous tips are accepted.
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