HOMICIDE UNIT INVESTIGATES DEATH OF MOTHER AND INFANT

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released the following information:

On Saturday, January 25, 2020, shortly before 6 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to 33 Suburbia Court in Jersey City on a report of a woman in need of medical attention. Upon arrival, Jersey City Police Officers found a 41-year-old female needing assistance as well as an unresponsive female infant.

The age and identity of the deceased infant are unknown at this time. She was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 6:05 a.m. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The 41-year-old woman was transported by EMS to Jersey City Medical Center for treatment. The woman was pronounced dead at approximately 4:50 p.m. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Prosecutor’s Office official website at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.

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