ELIZABETH, NJ – A 26-year-old Elizabeth woman was found dead Easter Sunday in her apartment in the Mravlag Manor, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday, March 28.

Trenice Johnson was found by police at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday. An autopsy determined that the cause of Johnson’s death was a combination of strangulation and asphyxiation and was declared a homicide.

In the Prosecutor’s office announcement, no mention was made of an abducted child, as previously reported in TAPinto.

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The Prosecutor’s Office’s Homicide Task Force, the Elizabeth Police Department, and the Union County Sheriff’s Office’s Identification Unit are investigating.. Anyone with information about Johnson’s death is being  urged to contact Homicide Task Force Sgt. Johnny Ho at 908-403-8271 or Detective Dan Joy at 908-337-0832. 

The Union County Crime Stoppers also are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case; tips can be given anonymously by phone at 908-654-TIPS (8477), via text message by texting “UCTIP” plus a message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online atwww.uctip.org