For Immediate Release – May 14, 2013

John Holl
Union County Prosecutor’s Office

Authorities Investigating Clark, NJ Homicide

The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Clark Police Department are in the early stages of an investigation into the death of a township man on Monday afternoon, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

Joseph Galfy of Starlite Drive was found unresponsive in his home around 2 p.m. on Monday. Officers were called to the home for a welfare check and discovered the victim, said Romankow.

It was considered a “suspicious death” until late this afternoon when the Union County Medical Examiner concluded an autopsy and determined that Mr. Galfy died as a result of blunt force trauma.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide is urged to contact Union County Crime Stoppers. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of a suspect or suspects in the death of Mr. Galfy. Crime Stoppers may be reached at (908) 654-TIPS or

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.