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UPDATE: Police Capture NY Man Accused of Killing his Mother in East Brunswick

East Brunswick

By: Tracie Carter

Officials in Middlesex County reported today that Mr. Jason Gordon has been arrested and charged with the murder of his mother, Ms. Carmen Gordon.

According to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone, on December 22, at approximately 11:09 A.M., authorities received a 911 call requesting a welfare check. In response, officers made multiple welfare checks to contact Carmen Gordon, 68, at her residence on Cozzens Court, before locating her unresponsive inside her home with fatal injuries.

Prosecutor Ciccone said Ms. Gordon was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An initial investigation led by Detective Robert Thuring of the East Brunswick Police Department and Detective Kevin Schroeck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office identified Jason Gordon, 41, of New York, as a suspect in the death.

Prosecutor Ciccone reported that this was not a random act of violence and Jason Gordon was the son of the victim, Carmen Gordon.

Prosecutor  Ciccone said with the assistance of East Brunswick and Philadelphia Police Departments, Jason Gordon was arrested in Philadelphia without incident.

He was charged with one count of first-degree Murder, one count of third-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and one count of fourth-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

Prosecutor Ciccone said this is an active and ongoing investigation anyone with information or surveillance footage of the area is asked to call Detective Thuring of the East Brunswick Police Department at 732-390-6990 or Detective Schroeck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4194.