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
October 25, 2010

Authorities Investigating Elizabeth Homicide


The Union County Homicide Task Force continues to investigate the stabbing death of an Elizabeth woman who was discovered inside her apartment on Sunday evening, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

The victim, Jackeline Guillen, 21, was discovered around 4:45p.m. inside her Stiles Street apartment, said Romankow. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:04 p.m. An autopsy was performed today and the manner of death was ruled a homicide.

This is an active investigation and no arrests have been made and a motive for the stabbing has not been established. Anyone with information relating to the death of Jackeline Guillen is urged to call Union County Crimestoppers at (908) 654-TIPS. A reward of up to $5,000 is available for information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person responsible for this homicide.