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Prosecutor’s office: Suspect arrested in death of 60-year-old mother

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a man from Jersey City wanted for the death of his 60-year-old mother has been arrested.

News 12 Staff

May 10, 2021, 10:57 AM

Updated 1,113 days ago

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a man from Jersey City wanted for the death of his 60-year-old mother has been arrested.
According to authorities, Terrance Nelson, 29, was arrested Sunday at his mother’s home at 18 Virginia Ave. home Sunday just after 8 a.m. He is charged with murder.
Officers and firefighters responded last Thursday just before 1 a.m. to a call of a disturbance at the home. When they arrived, the woman, later identified as Jacqueline Nelson, was found in critical condition on the building's first floor.
She was transported to the hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.
The cause and manner of death are pending. The fire was reported under control around 1:21 a.m.


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