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Police Apprehend Woman for Hiding Body on Route 22

By rlsmetro on
Somerville

Somerset County authorities arrested the second of two suspects woman for hiding the body of a woman of Rt. 22 in early April.

According to police, Nicole Barbour, 26, was wanted for her role in the disposal of Ashley M. Castro, whose body was discovered on the highway in Somerville on April 5th.

Police arrested Barbour at the Red Carpet Inn in New Brunswick at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, authorities said.

She was charged with second-degree disturbing human remains and will make her first court appearance in Superior Court today.

Police said Castro, was hidden in the median since March 29th DeSantos (suspect two) and Barbour are both accused of transporting her body from a Route 22 to the median after she died.