Hudson County Acting Prosecutor Gaetano T. Gregory announced yesterday that Kevin Montone, age 34, of Sycamore Road in Jersey City, was charged with the August 18, 2014 Murder of his wife, Monica Montone. He was arrested at his home by Prosecutor’s Homicide Detectives around 4:30 p.m. today. The Medical Examiner concluded its findings yesterday and determined that the cause of death was asphyxia due to neck compressions and the manner of death was homicide. His bail was set at $250,000.00 cash or bond. He is expected to make his first court appearance sometime on Monday, December 15, 2014.
The above charges are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. R.P.C. 3.6(b)(6).
According to the Jersey Journal, Mr. Montone is the son of a former Jersey City Police Sergeant and also he is a former Jersey City Police dispatcher.
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