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Man Convicted of Hamilton Township Murder

By metrostaff on
Hamilton Township (Atlantic)

A jury convicted Timothy Wright, 42, today on a sole-count Indictment for first-degree murder.

According to Atlantic County officials, Wright was charged with strangulating and killing 25-year-old Joyce Vanderhoff on February 13, 2014.

Officials say, Vanderhoff’s naked body was found on the side of Weymouth Road in Hamilton Township the following morning.

Timothy Wright was arrested in 2019 in Pennsylvania and extradited to New Jersey to stand trial.

According to officials, the two- and-a-half-week-long trial began on October 17.

Sentencing is scheduled for December 16.

Officials say, Wright faces a minimum of 30 years in New Jersey State Prison, where he must serve all 30 years without parole.