NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A city man wanted in the stabbing death of his brother turned himself into police this morning.
Roberto Lopez, 33, of New Brunswick, turned himself in to authorities at the New Brunswick Police Department today at approximately 8:30 a.m., according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Anthony Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department.
He is charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of possession of a weapon, and one count of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
The charges were filed following an investigation by Detective Victor Delgado of the New Brunswick Police Department and Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Police said that on Tuesday at about 9 p.m. inside the residence they shared on Livingston Avenue, Roberto Lopez caused sharp force injuries to his brother, Henry Lopez, 43. The victim was pronounced dead by medical personnel and police who arrived at the scene.
The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Victor Delgado at (732) 745-7200, or Detective Mark Morris at (732) 745-3927.