Prosecutor’s office: Son arrested, charged with murder of mother in Maplewood
According to authorities, Benjamin
Avrut, 35, of Maplewood, has been arrested and charged.
Authorities say on Jan 4. around 12:56 p.m., Gwen Avrut,
70, was discovered in her South Orange Avenue home in Maplewood unresponsive
suffering from serious injuries.
She was pronounced dead at
the scene at 1:39 p.m.
Anyone with information is
asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor's Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC.