Prosecutor: Man murdered ex-girlfriend, dumped body in Jersey City Heights


A Jersey City man has been arrested in connection to the murder of a woman, his ex-girlfriend, found wrapped in blankets in the Heights early Saturday morning, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced. Prosecutor's Office

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Miguel Angel Cabrera Romero, 56, of Jersey City, has been charged with first degree murder, authorities said.

Investigators believe Romero killed the victim in his residence at 82 Reservoir Ave., wrapped the body in blankets and carried the body out. It is also believed Romero and the victim had a previous dating relationship, officials said.

On April 29, at approximately 8:20 a.m., Jersey City police were dispatched to the area of 81 Reservoir Ave. on a report of a suspicious object on the sidewalk, police said

Arriving officers found the body of Albanelis Vidal De Larosa, 51, of Jersey City, in a lifeless state wrapped in blankets and left on the sidewalk in front of 79-81 Reservoir Ave. She was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 10:00 a.m., authorities said.

The exact cause of death is pending the final findings of the state medical examiner.

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