Middlesex County officials announced today that a Monroe man has been arrested and charged for the fatal assault of a female victim who was known to him.
According to officials, Deymis Jimenez, 32, of Monroe has been charged with murder and unlawful possession of a weapon following an investigation by the Monroe Township Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Police said that on May 17, at approximately 12:36 a.m., authorities responded to a residential building on Spotswood-Gravel Hill Road where they found the deceased adult female in a common area of the building.
According to police, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation determined Jimenez had assaulted the victim in a common area in the building.
The official cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy.
Officials said that Jimenez is currently being held at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center pending a pre-trial detention hearing in Superior Court.
The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Gentile of the Monroe Township Police Department at (732) 521-0222 ext. 120 or Detective Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3927.