Suspect Sought in Last Week’s Death of Bayonne Woman

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating the whereabouts of the suspect wanted in connection with the death of a 40-year-old Bayonne woman last week.

Erick Acosta, 32, of Bayonne, has been charged in relation to the death of Crystal Ojeda who was found deceased in her apartment on Lord Avenue in Bayonne last Friday, October 9, 2020. He is charged with Murder in violation N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3A(1), a crime of the first degree; Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:39-4D, a crime of the third degree; and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5D, a crime of the fourth degree; and Tampering With Evidence in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:28-6(1), a crime of the fourth degree.

Acosta, who has used multiple aliases including Alexander Ojeda, Luis Cubi, and Jonathan Ortiz, may be in the Monmouth or Ocean County area. Anyone who sees Acosta should not approach him, but should immediately contact police. 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