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
February 22, 2011

Task Force Investigating Rahway Homicide


The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a man that occurred on Monday, announced Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

Rahway police were summoned to 311Wilson Ave. around 5 a.m. on Monday where they found the victim, Pierrelious Betchly DOB: 9/10/1970, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to University Hospital where he died from his injuries around 2:50p.m. on Monday.

This remains an active investigation by the Homicide Task Force and the Rahway Police Department, said Romankow. No arrests have been made and detectives are working to identify a motive for the shooting. Additional information will be released when it becomes available.

Anyone with information relating to the case is asked to Detective Bradley at (908) 527-4125.