Unsolved Homicides

 

DONALD FARRELL, III

On Saturday, October 27, 2007, a Rowan University student was approached by several black males in the area of the Triad Building, on Rowan Campus.  After the black males asked the Rowan student for directions, the suspect attacked the victim and robbed him of his wallet.  The victim died as a result of the injuries sustained during the robbery and assault.  The suspect is described as a black, or Hispanic, male, medium complexion, with rounded facial features, braided hair, thin mustache and light goatee, approximately 20 - 24 years of age, and 5'7" in height.  The suspect was wearing a Coogi Heritage hoody, gray and red in color.  It is reported that the suspect fled the area in a dark colored vehicle.

A video of the suspect can be viewed at www.YouTube.com or www.MySpaceTV.com, by using any of the following keywords:  Rowan, murder, suspect, reward, and news.

A $100,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the

death of Donald Farrell, III.

Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office

Lt. Langdon Sills

856-384-5604

lsills@co.gloucester.nj.us


LOCKEY M. MITTEN

On Saturday, July 28, 2007 at approximately 6:42 p.m. the body of Lockey M. Mitten was discovered at 214 Indiana Avenue (Colonial Estates), Williamstown, New Jersey.  Her death was ruled a homicide.

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this unsolved homicide.

Monroe Township Police Department

Det. Greg Wolfe

856-728-9800

Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office

Det. Robert Hemphill

856-384-5602

rhemphill@co.gloucester.nj.us


DESIREE D. MCGRAW

On Tuesday, June 6, 2006, at the Jericho Fire house, Mail Avenue, Deptford, N.J., Desiree D. McGraw's body was discovered.  McGraw died from a gunshot wound.  McGraw frequented the area of Broadway in Camden City, New Jersey.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the

death of Desiree D. McGraw.

Deptford Township Police

Det. Howard Jones

856-845-2220

Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office

Sgt. James Ballenger

856-384-5601

jballenger@co.gloucester.nj.us


JUAN M. CUEVAS

On Friday, January 20, 2006, at a home in Washington Township, South Jersey, three children in the Cuevas family were held hostage for several hours.  The children were held until their father, Juan Cuevas, known to his family and friends as “June” came home.  Cuevas was subsequently beaten to death.  Four subjects, who are believed to be African-American or Hispanic, fled from the residence at 6:00 PM.  “June” was a husband of 20 years, long-time business owner of G.I. June Auto Parts, located at 2101 Germantown Avenue, and a long-time friend of the North Philadelphia community. 

A $8,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the

death of Juan M. Cuevas.

Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office

Det. Stacie Lick

856-384-5608

slick@co.gloucester.nj.us


Bryant K. Hunter

Bryant K. Hunter, age 35, of Millville, New Jersey, was found in a wooded area on East Avenue, Franklin Township on November 3, 2005.  Mr. Hunter was found by a deer hunter.  Mr. Hunter was reported missing out of Millville where he had been a life long resident.

If you have any information concerning the death of Bryant Hunter, please contact:

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Deon Henry

856-384-5611

dhenry@co.gloucester.nj.us

Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Roanld Henry

856-453-0486, ext. 3102

ronaldhe@co.cumberland.nj.us


Naomi Green

On September 2, 2004, the body of Naomi Green, age 46, was discovered near an industrial complex in Westville, New Jersey. It appears that Ms. Green may have been killed elsewhere and subsequently transported to the location where her body was discovered. Ms. Green was a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania. She was last seen in the vicinity of 16th and Tioga Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, approximately ten (10) days prior to the discovery of her body.

If you have any information concerning the death of Naomi Green, please contact:

Westville Police Department
Det. Bill Whinna
856-456-9444
westvillenjpd@hotmail.com

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Sgt. James Ballenger

856-384-5601

jballenger@co.gloucester.nj.us


Jennifer Whipkey

Jennifer Whipkey, age 22, of Clarksboro, East Greenwich Township, was found stabbed to death in West Deptford Township shortly after 11:00 a.m. on May 26, 2002. Ms. Whipkey’s body was found in a wooded area on Woodbury Terrace. She suffered numerous stab wounds. The location of the discovery is across the street from the Westwood Motel which is a short distance from Interstate 295 and north of Delaware Street. Ms. Whipkey, the mother of a 4-year-old daughter, had been socializing with friends at various locations in northern Gloucester County, including the Adelphia nightclub near the Deptford Mall in Deptford, NJ. She was last seen at the Adelphia nightclub just after 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2002.

On December 21, 2008, Brian Mertz, of West Deptford, New Jersey, was arrested as a result of a six-year, cooperative investigation.  On Wednesday, June 10, 2009, Mertz was indicted by the Gloucester County Grand Jury for the murder of Jennifer Whipkey.

West Deptford Township Police Department
Det. Grant Worrell
856-845-4004, ext. 165

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Lt. Langdon Sills

856-384-5604

lsills@co.gloucester.nj.us


Tomiene Jones

On April 18, 2002, Tomiene “Meme” Jones, age 19, was reported missing from her Mullica West apartment on Rt. 45 in Harrison Township. Ms. Jones, the devoted mother of a then 2-year-old daughter, was last heard from in the early morning hours of April 18, 2002, when she spoke to a friend on the telephone. Ms. Jones had no history of leaving her child for extended periods. It is believed that she is the victim of foul play; although, her body has never been located. Ms. Jones has relatives in the Woodstown area and was frequently in the Salem City area of Southern New Jersey.

If you have any information concerning the disappearance of Tomeine Jones, please contact:

Harrison Township Police Department
Det. Sgt. Ed Selb
856-478-6839
eselb@htwpd.us

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Robert Hemphill

856-384-5602

rhemphill@co.gloucester.nj.us


Tanon Fitzpatrick and Thomas Randall

On February 15, 1998, Thomas Randall, age 17, and Tanon Fitzpatrick, age 20, were both shot to death at the intersection of Delsea Drive and Route 538 in Franklin Township. Shortly before their deaths, Randall and Fitzpatrick were involved in an altercation at the Franklinville Skating Center on Rt. 47, Delsea Drive, in Franklin Township. A third shooting victim, Shcray William Hill, survived. The deadly gun shots were fired from a red, 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee bearing Pennsylvania registration RAHEEM1. The owner of the vehicle was seen by witnesses in another location at the time of the shooting. The owner, through his attorney, refused to speak or cooperate with police. The vehicle was recovered approximately two months later in Philadelphia, but no evidence was collected.

 

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in these unsolved homicides. 

If you have any information concerning the deaths of Tanon Fitzpatrick and Thomas Randall, please contact:

Franklin Township Police Department
Det. Ken Crescitelli
856-694-1415, ext. 127
kcrescitelli@franklintownship.com

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Bryn Wilden

856-384-5610

bwilden@co.gloucester.nj.us


James Sutton

Master Gunnery Sgt. James Sutton, a United States Marine, was found shot to death in his Logan Township home on November 14, 1992, after his wife took their young daughter to Philadelphia for Chinese food shortly after 11:00 p.m. When Mrs. Sutton returned to the residence, she found her husband in the lower level of their home. Mr. Sutton had been shot numerous times. There were no signs of forced entry to the Sutton residence.

If you have any information concerning the death of James Sutton, please contact:

Logan Township Police Department
Det. Marie Frey

mfrey@loganpdnj.org
856-467-0061

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Joan Krucinski

856-384-5609

jkrucinski@co.gloucester.nj.us

Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Special Agent Kaylyn Dueker
202-433-9210


Steven Iles

Steven Iles, age 33, of Williamstown, was found murdered along side Jackson Road in Monroe Township on October 26, 1990. Mr. Iles had been shot multiple times at an unknown location and his body was dumped along side the roadway.

If you have any information concerning the death of Steven Iles, please contact:

Monroe Township Police Department
Capt. Joseph Smart
856-728-9800, ext. 243
jsmart@monroetownshipnj.org

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Robert Hemphill

856-384-5602

rhemphill@co.gloucester.nj.us


Jane Doe #2

Jane Doe #2

On February 5, 1990, the skeletal remains of a white female were found in what was a wooded area between the Pathmark Supermarket and The Club at Locust Grove housing development on Clement’s Bridge Road in Deptford Township. A forensic anthropologist determined the victim to be between the ages of 16 to 20 years, 5’5” to 5’8” tall, weighing 120 to 145 pounds, with brown hair. It is believed the victim was strangled with a ligature. A faux pearl necklace, a gold horseshoe shaped earring, sweatpants, socks, and pantyhose were found with the remains. It has been and may continue to be extremely difficult for investigators to solve this homicide without first identifying the victim.

Pictured above is a facial reconstructions of the victim that was developed in an attempt to identify her. The facial reconstruction and case information can also be viewed at the following web sites: The New Jersey State Police Unidentified Persons web site (www.njsp.org), the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children web site (www.missingkids.org), and the Doe Network web site (www.doenetwork.org).

If you have any information concerning the death of Jane Doe #2, please contact:

Deptford Township Police Department

Lt. John Weatherby
856-686-2227
jweatherby@deptford-nj.org

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Stacie Lick

856-384-5608

slick@co.gloucester.nj.us


Jane Doe #1

On December 4, 1986, the body of a full term white newborn female was found in a dumpster at the rear of Paisano Pizzeria in the Towne Shopping Center located on the Black Horse Pike in Turnersville (Washington Township). The body, weighing approximately 7 pounds, was wrapped in a beach towel that depicted an African plains scene. The wrapped body was also in a silver trash bag. The cause of death was ruled asphyxiation and the manner of death is homicide. The infant is still unidentified.

If you have any information concerning the death of Jane Doe #1, please contact:

Washington Township Police Detective Bureau
856-589-0330

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Stacie Lick

856-384-5608

slick@co.gloucester.nj.us


Francis Doyle

On November 6, 1985, Francis Doyle, age 35, was found stabbed to death outside of the “Q” building at the Frontage Industrial Park in Westville, NJ. Ms. Doyle was known to frequent the area of the Black Horse Pike in Bellmawr (Camden County). She was last seen on November 5, 1985, at approximately 6:30 p.m. in the area of Bellmawr Liquors and DiSalvio’s Bar, Black Horse Pike (Rt. 168) and Browning Road. Some very important evidence was recovered in this case. If a new suspect is developed, DNA could lead to an arrest.

If you have any information concerning the death of Francis Doyle, please contact:

Westville Police Department
Det. Bill Whinna
856-456-9444
westvillenjpd@hotmail.com

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Capt. Robert Pietrzak

856-384-5618

mcu@co.gloucester.nj.us


Lola Carney

Lola Carney, age 40, of East Greenwich Township, has been missing since September, 1982. A wife and mother of three children, Mrs. Carney disappeared from her Whiskey Mill Road residence on or about September 12, 1982. Mrs. Carney has had no contact with her husband, George Carney, and her children or family since the time of her disappearance. Mrs. Carney reportedly disappeared in a red 1973 Chevrolet Nova (New Jersey registration 752RZD) that was never recovered. It is believed that Mrs. Carney is the victim of foul play.

If you have any information concerning the disappearance of Lola Carney, please contact:

East Greenwich Township Police Department
Lt. Chris Everwine
856-423-4322
ceverwine@egpd.org

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Bradd Thompson

856-384-5603

bthompson2@co.gloucester.nj.us


Minerva Hill

Minerva Hill, age 23, of Paulsboro, was found in an open area near the intersection of Berkley Road and Swedesboro Avenue in Paulsboro on June 10, 1979. Ms. Hill died of blunt trauma to the head. It appears that Ms. Hill was killed elsewhere and her body was then disposed of near the Paulsboro water tower.

If you have any information concerning the death of Minerva Hill, please contact:

Paulsboro Police Department
Det. Sgt. Vernon Marino
856-423-6222
vmarino@paulsboropd.com

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Deon Henry

856-384-5611

dhenry@co.gloucester.nj.us


Robert Mullins

On June 27, 1977, Robert Mullins, age 19, of Barrington, was working as a gas station attendant at a Citgo Service Station which was located on the northbound side of Interstate 295/Rt. 130 in West Deptford Township, just south of Red Bank Avenue. Mr. Mullins was found shot and beaten to death in the office of the service station. It appears he was the apparent victim of a robbery. The gas station has since been razed.

If you have any information concerning the death of Robert Mullins, please contact:

West Deptford Township Police Department
856-845-4004

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Det. Stacie Lick

856-384-5608

slick@co.gloucester.nj.us


Patrick O’Neill

Patrick O’Neill, age 17, was found murdered in his North Almonesson Road residence in Deptford Township, on October 30, 1975. The investigation revealed that Mr. O’Neill returned home and was shot after interrupting burglars who had entered his home through a rear door. Various articles were reported stolen from the residence.

A $8,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the

death of Patrick O'Neill.

If you have any information concerning the death of Patrick O’Neill, please contact:

Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office

Det. William Perna

856-384-5645

bperna@co.gloucester.nj.us

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Capt. Robert Pietrzak

856-384-5618

mcu@co.gloucester.nj.us


Margaret Fayter

Margaret Fayter, age 49, was found murdered on the side of Deptford Avenue in Deptford Township on June 10, 1972. Her cause of death was determined to be a compound depressed skull fracture. It appears that Mrs. Fayter had been killed in elsewhere and then moved to where her body was discovered on Deptford Avenue. Margaret Fayter was last seen alive in a local tavern the evening before her body was discovered.

If you have any information concerning the death of Margaret Fayter, please contact:

Deptford Township Police Department

856-686-2227

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office

Capt. Robert Pietrzak

856-384-5618

mcu@co.gloucester.nj.us

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