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Colonia Man Found Dead Inside Carteret Home He Was Renovating

By kcora on

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief John Pieczyski of the Carteret Police Department announced that a 50-year-old Colonia man, the apparent victim of a homicide, was found today in a house in the borough.

Anthony Mocci was pronounced dead shortly after his body was discovered inside an empty house he was having renovated on Essex Avenue in Carteret.

One of the victim’s employees discovered the body when he arrived at work and called police at 8:17 a.m.

The results of an autopsy being performed by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office were not immediately available, but it appeared that Mr. Mocci was the victim of a homicide.

No arrests have been made, but an investigation is active and is continuing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Thomas O’Connor of the Carteret Police Department at (732) 541-4181, or Detective Andreea Capraru of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4274.