Arraignment canceled for man charged in Newark homicide

NEWARK - An arraignment scheduled for the man accused of fatally choking of a female co-worker was canceled today.

According to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, the jail was unable to bring 32-year-old Roberto Ortiz to the court for the hearing.

A new hearing has not yet been scheduled, but the county prosecutor's office says it likely won't happen until after Thanksgiving.

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