Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Brandon Holt died after being shot in the head Monday night
A 6-year-old Toms River boy died Tuesday, a day after he was shot in the head by a 4 year old with a rifle. "It's a tragic thing that happened," said Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher Tuesday. "It's a terrible tragedy." Holt was in the yard of a McCormick Drive home when the 4 year old brought the .22 caliber rifle out from inside the house, Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said. Mastronardy said the matter is under investigation, and any criminal action against the owner of the gun would have to be reviewed by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office. The chief did not identify the owner of the rifle. The parents were "nearby" when the incident occurred, and the mother of the 4-year-old called 911, the chief said. The 6-year-old was flown to …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Chester and Rosaria Andraka called a 'perfect couple' found dead inside their Parsippany home.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Chester Andraka, a former Caldwell police officer, and his wife, Rosaria, found Monday morning.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Amalia Mirasola allegedly shot her husband six times while he was sleeping in 2010.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, September 10, 2012
A Butler woman accused of shooting her husband six times, killing him while he slept, in 2010 is scheduled for trial in December, according to NJ.com. Forty-seven-year-old Amalia Mirasola, who suffers from multiple sclerosis and is wheelchair-bound, allegedly told Butler police, "I think I shot my husband," when they arrived on the scene on May 22, 2010 and found Carl Mirasola, 43, dead. But that statement, and others, should not be allowed as evidence in court, according to defense attorney Kalman Geist, because they were made before Mirasola was read her rights, as reported by NJ.com. Amalia Mirasola was indicted by a grand jury in March of 2011. A hearing to discuss dismissing the statements has been scheduled for Oct. 24 and Mirasola …
Friday, August 19, 2011
Each charged with first-degree murder, other offenses in fatal shooting that killed mother of two.
The husband of a woman who was fatally shot on a Boonton street earlier this week and a female aquaintance of his have been charged with first-degree murder, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office announced Friday morning. Kashif Parvaiz, 26, of Brooklyn, N.Y., has been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree conspiracy to commit murder, two counts of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, third-degree hindering apprehension or prosecution and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. Antoinette Stephen, 26, of Billerica, Mass., has been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree conspiracy to commit murder and two counts of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon. The two conspired for a "significant period…
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
27-year-old woman killed and her husband wounded while walking with their 3-year-old son.
A shooting late Tuesday night that left one woman dead and her husband wounded on a street in Boonton was a targeted attack, according to the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. Nazish Noorani, 27, was killed and her husband, Kashif Pervaiz, was wounded in the incident that occurred Tuesday night at about 11:30 p.m., according to a story on NJ.com. The couple went for a walk with their 3-year-old son from a relative's home on William Street toward the woman's father's home on Cedar Street after a late Ramadan supper, according to NJ.com. The child was in a stroller and not harmed in the incident, NJ.com reported. Citing the ongoing investigation, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office has released limited details of the incident. "This …