FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Assistant Prosecutor Leo Hernandez
PHONE: (201) 795-6400
DATE: Monday, February 8, 2016
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released the following information:
On February 7, 2016, at approximately 10:31 A.M., Jersey City Police were dispatched to 64A Lexington Avenue on a report of an unresponsive elderly female, later identified as Lucila Cardenas-Viejo, age 81. Upon arrival, police found the victim on the floor of her living room with multiple blunt and sharp force injuries to her body. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 10:53 A.M.
No arrests have been made in connection with the homicide.
The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345. All calls will be kept confidential.