OFFICE OF THE
UNION COUNTY
PROSECUTOR
FOR EMERGENCIES, DIAL 911 Immediately 

Andrew K. RuOTOLO, JR. Justice CENTER
32 Rahway Avenue, elizabeth, NJ 07202

908-527-4500    ucpo@ucnj.org
Michael A. Monahan
Acting Prosecutor

Press Release

For Immediate Release: June 11, 2011

The Union County Homicide Task Force and Hillside Police Department are investigating a suspected murder/suicide that happened earlier this morning, said Prosecutor Theodore Romankow.Officers responded to a house on the 400 block of Hillside Ave at 10:13 am on a report of two people found deceased in the home.Upon arriving they located Richard Lewis DOB: 3-21-66 and his wife Trecia Lewis DOB: 5-8-76 dead.Trecia was located in a bedroom on top of bed. Richard was located in a bathroom inside a tub, said Romankow.There were two children found inside the home and were not injured.This remains an active investigation. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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