NEWS RELEASE

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office
32 Rahway Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Theodore J. Romankow
Prosecutor

Contact:
John Holl
(908) 527-4621
jholl@ucnj.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2011

Arrest made in Elizabeth Homicide


The suspect in the shooting death of a Staten Island woman found near railroad tracks in Elizabeth earlier this week surrendered to police this morning, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

The suspect, Abdul Shahid Aziz, 45, of Elizabeth turned himself in to police just after 9a.m. on Saturday.

Following an investigation by the Homicide Task Force, an arrest warrant was issued for Aziz on Wednesday, one day after his girlfriend,Ramona Jackson, was found in the area of 478 Schiller Street in Elizabeth, said Romankow.

Aziz is charged with 1st Degree murder, said Romankow. The warrant was signed by Superior Court Judge Joseph Donoghue who set bail at $1 million. Aziz is being held in the Union County Jail.