Middlesex County authorities are reporting a an arrest in a murder that occurred in North Brunswick.
Police say Mr. Demond Gray, 43, of New Brunswick was arrested and charged today with one count of first-degree murder.
According to police on Saturday at 12:00 P.M., officers from the North Brunswick Police Department responded to the Farrington Inn following an emergency call for an unresponsive male.
Upon their arrival, authorities located Mr. Abdul Conteh, 60, of Somerset who showed signs of physical injury.
Police say Conteh was later pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation by Detective Kerry Shutz of the North Brunswick Police Department and Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office revealed Gray assaulted and killed Conteh in the hotel room.
Police said the cause of death remains undetermined pending the completion of an autopsy by the Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
Gray is presently lodged at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center where he is being held pending a pre-trial detention hearing in Superior Court.
The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Shutz at 732-247-0922;330 or Detective Morris at (732) 745-732-247-0922;330