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UPDATE: Man Charged with Beating his Mother to Death in West New York

West New York

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced additional charges against Mr. Emmanuel Gonzalez, 33, of West New York have been in the death of his mother, Ms. Irma L. Pons Gonzalez, after the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office determined the cause of death to be Multiple Blunt Force Trauma and the manner of death to be Homicide.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, on Thursday around 1:30 p.m., members of the West New York Police responded to 439 66th Street, apartment, after receiving reports of an unresponsive 62-year-old female. 

Prosecutor Suarez said officers met Gonzalez, who directed officers to a bedroom where the female, later identified as Irma L. Pons Gonzalez, was found unresponsive.


Police said medical personnel pronounced Pons-Gonzalez dead at 1:46 p.m.     The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has charged Gonzalez with Murder in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3, a first-degree crime.