JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 65-year-old man is under arrest and charged with the murder of his live-in girlfriend, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

According to Suarez, Rand March, was arrested at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Monday, following an investigation that began just before 2:00 p.m. when members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to an apartment on Court House Place to perform a welfare check on a senior resident. 

When officers gained access to the apartment, they found a lifeless female, later identified as Kimberly Haston, 67, on the floor with an apparent laceration to her neck. Haston was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased at 3:52 p.m.  

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March, who was in the apartment at the time, was taken into custody by police officers and charged.

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