According to a statement from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, officers from the Washington Township Police Department (Bergen County) were dispatched to an apartment complex early Sunday morning in response to a 9-1-1 call that reported an incident at 41 Lexington Court. Upon their arrival, officers allegedly found Patrick Camilli on top of the victim, who lived at the address. The victim suffered multiple stab wounds and bruises on her back. She was transported to Valley Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. Camilli was taken to the Hackensack University Medical Center, where he is being treated for “self-inflicted” stab wounds.
The investigation purportedly revealed that Camilli had murdered the victim with a knife. He was charged with Murder, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3, a crime of the First Degree, and various weapons offenses. For more information, click here to read the NJ.com article.
If you or a loved one has been charged with a violent offense in the State of New Jersey, the consequences can be life-altering. A person convicted of the crime of Murder faces a sentence of 30 years to life in prison, with a minimum of 30 years that must be served without parole.
Alissa D. Hascup, Esq. is a zealous advocate, and has extensive experience defending individuals charged with violent crimes. She will leave no stone unturned in your defense and will never stop fighting for your rights. Contact her immediately for a free consultation. She is available 24/7 at 862-257-1200.