Suspect Sought for Fatal New Brunswick Stabbing

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Anthony Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department said that authorities are actively searching for a suspect in the fatal stabbing of his brother last night in the City.

Roberto Lopez, 33, of New Brunswick, is charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of possession of a weapon, and one count of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Lopez is 33 years of age, approximately 5”8” in height, and weighs 180 pounds.

When last seen he was wearing a brown jacket and a red hat.

The murder took place on April 27, 2020, at approximately 9:00 pm inside the residence they shared on Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick.

Police say Mr. Henry Lopez, 43, of New Brunswick was pronounced dead by medical personnel and police who arrived at the scene.

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is still working in conjunction with the New Brunswick Police Department to locate and apprehend Roberto Lopez.

The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Victor Delgado of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-7200, or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3927. ​ Tip information may be provided anonymously by calling 1-800-939-9600 or submitted online at Tips may also be sent by text messaging 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword: “midtip” followed by the tip information.

Those who provide information will be given a unique numerical code that that allows them to communicate with the program and collect a reward should their information lead to an arrest.

All reward amounts are approved and set by Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County Inc.