JERSEY CITY - A mother and son found dead inside a Jersey City home were victims of a homicide, and investigators now say they are now seeking the woman's ex-boyfriend.
Monika Potoczniak, 27, and her son, 4-year-old Christopher Potoczniak, were found dead inside their second-floor apartment on Lincoln Street last Wednesday evening.
An autopsy revealed the mother died of strangulation and the young boy died of suffocation.
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Police are now looking for the mother's estranged boyfriend and father to the boy, 26-year-old Jose Ronald Santos-Alvarez. An arrest warrant has been issued for him, charging him with two counts of murder.
A spokesperson for the prosecutor’s office says that Santos-Alvarez should be considered dangerous.
Anyone who may have any information regarding his whereabouts is urged to contact the Hudson County prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.