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
JENNIFER DAVENPORT
Acting Prosecutor

Press Release

For Immediate Release: October 4, 2011

The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the suspicious death of a 72-year-old man found inside his home earlier this morning, announced Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr.

Charles Panchery was found in the kitchen of his home on 605 Green Street in Elizabeth. Police were called to the scene around 9:30 a.m. and he was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later, said Cernadas.

Investigators are waiting on autopsy results from the County Medical examiner before making a determination if the death will be considered criminal. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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