Arrest made in murder of 91-year-old man

Prosecutors say police made an arrest today in the murder of a 91-year-old man in Essex Fells.

Police say 28-year-old Reginald Anthony of East Orange has been charged in the murder of Robert Nevius.

Police say they found Nevius unresponsive at his ransacked Essex Fells home at around 8:40 a.m. Thursday. Officials say Nevius lived at the address for 50 years and was married.

According to the Department of Corrections, Anthony has a criminal history. Investigators say he was hired as a chauffer to drive Nevius and his wife.

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