Rahway homicide under investigation

The killing of a woman found dead in her Rahway home Monday morning is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced.

The victim has been identified as Yolanda Vega, 35.

Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force and the Rahway Police Department responding to a 911 call arrived at a home on the 1900 block of Beacon Street in Rahway at approximately 4 a.m. Monday to find Vega, who was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy was scheduled for later Monday. 

This matter remains under active joint investigation by the Prosecutor’s Office’s Homicide Task Force, the Rahway Police Department, and the Union County Sheriff’s Office’s Identification Unit. Anyone with information about Vega’s death is being urged to contact Homicide Task Force Sgt. Michael Manochio at 908-966-2287 or Detective Daniel Joy at 908-337-0832.

The Union County Crime Stoppers also are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case; tips can be given anonymously by phone at 908-654-TIPS (8477), via text message by texting “UCTIP” plus a message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at