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
March 16, 2011

Task Force Investigating Plainfield Homicide


The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a Plainfield man that occurred earlier this morning, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

At approximately 1:30a.m. Wednesday a man, suffering from a gunshot wound was dropped off at Muhlenberg Hospital by several men who quickly left the hospital, said Romankow. The men were located a short time later and are being interviewed.

The victim, Curtis Stroud DOB 1/13/1980 was pronounced dead at 1:45a.m. and the Union County Homicide Task Force was notified. A short time later, a crime scene was located at the Intersection of Berckman St. and South Avenue. Detectives continue to gather and examine evidence and interview potential witnesses.

This remains an active investigation by the Task Force and Plainfield Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Michael Triarsi at (908) 966-2301