Perth Amboy man pleads not guilty in Old Bridge slaying

A Perth Amboy man has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a 52-year-old woman, then killing her and setting her home on fire.

Robert L. Hayes Jr. remains in jail on $3.2 million bail following a brief court appearance yesterday.

Hayes is accused of sexually assaulting and killing Petra Rohrbaugh in the Cliffwood Beach section of Old Bridge.

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