EAST HANOVER, NJ - Back in March, TAPinto reported on a man accused of killing his wife of 28 years inside their East Hanover home. You can read about that by clicking here.
On Monday, November 30, 2020, Alexander Jacobs, 74, was indicted on murder and possession of an unlawful weapon in the shooting death of his wife, Lilia Jacobs inside their East Hanover home.
There was a virtual arraignment held on the morning of November 30th.
In exchange for a guilty plea, the state has offered Jacobs a 30-year sentence.
There are allegations that Jacobs has already confessed three separate times to shooting his wife, Lila Jacobs. He did so twice to police officers and once to an officer at the jail via a handwritten note.
Jacobs appeared discombobulated at the hearing. He claimed the internet connection was a poor one. “There’s no connection at all. I don’t understand what’s happening here,” Jacobs said, but declined to ask any specific questions.
Jacobs is being represented by attorney Vincent Nuzzi who said they are considering a mental health evaluation in the future.
The next court appearance is scheduled for early February of 2021.