A Trenton man was recently arrested for purposefully disturbing, moving, and/or concealing human remains and was charged this week with the murder of Corrine Daniels, Mercer County officials reported.
According to Mercer County authorities, Alton Eubanks, 48, of Trenton, was arrested on October 12 in Middleburg, NY, by U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force members.
On November 7, he was charged with first-degree murder, officials reported.
Officials say the prosecutor's office has filed a motion to detain Eubanks pending trial.
The charge results from an investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department.
On September 21, Trenton Communications received a call for a well-being check at a residence on Park Avenue. Authorities reported that responding officers forced entry and located the deceased individual's body in the basement.
On September 22, an autopsy was conducted by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner's Office.
According to authorities, the victim was identified as Corrine Daniels, 41, of Park Avenue in Trenton.
Investigation into Daniels' death revealed that she and Eubanks lived together at the Park Avenue address as boyfriend and girlfriend.
After Daniels' death, Eubanks placed her body in a black trash bag and moved her to the basement, where officers located her.
Officials say that an autopsy conducted by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner's Office concluded that Daniels' death was a homicide caused by multiple blunt force injuries.