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UPDATE: NYC Man Sentenced to Life in New Jersey State Prison for Violent 2011 Murder

Bergen County

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Authorities in Bergen County announced that on November 3,  Sui Kam "Tony" Tung of New York City, NY, was sentenced to life in New Jersey State Prison after being convicted of murder.

The other charges, officials said, were aggravated arson, desecration of human remains, hindering apprehension, tampering with evidence, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, and stalking in connection with the death of Robert Cantor in March 2011.

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella stated sometime between 10:30 p.m. on March 5, 2011, and 1:00 a.m. on March 6, 2011, Sui Kam "Tony" Tung entered Robert Cantor's home.

Authorities say this is where he forced Mr. Cantor to the basement, shot him in the back of the head with a .380 caliber handgun, and then set Mr. Cantor's body and house on fire.

Tung then fled the scene and returned to New York City, where he spent hours destroying computer evidence, officials said.

According to officials, on July 27, 2023, a jury convicted Sui Kam "Tony" Tung of the murder of Mr. Cantor, as well as the previously mentioned charges.

Officials say on November 3, 2023, the Honorable Christopher R. Kazlau, J.S.C., sentenced Tung to life in New Jersey State Prison, subject to the No Early Release Act, for his crimes.