SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 53-year-old Raritan Borough man has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and faces a minimum mandatory term of 30 years imprisonment and a maximum term of 75 years imprisonment on each murder count with sentencing scheduled for Nov. 16.
Ramon Cadiz, 53 of First Avenue, Raritan Borough entered his plea before Judge Robert B. Reed.
Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson provided the following acccount:
Raritan police sent to a residence on First Avenue at 3:15 p.m. on Dec. 15, 2015 after receiving a phone call regarding concern for the residents. Police went to the second floor master bedroom where they discovered the body of Kim Streath, 15.
Officers then cleared from the residence and preserved the house as a crime scene, while obtaining a search warrant.
Detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes and Crime Scene Units conducted an investigation with the Raritan Borough Police Department and located the body of the boy's mother, Sandra Guiseppe, 51, on the first floor of the residence.
Detectives identified Cadiz as a suspect.
A statewide police broadcast was issued for Cadiz and the vehicle he was believed to be operating.
Nine hours after the bodies were discovered, the North Brunswick Police Department located Cadiz’s vehicle parked in a secluded area on Petunia Drive in the Colony Oaks Apartment Complex. Somerset County detectives were called, approached the vehicle and found Cadiz sleeping in the front driver’s seat. He was placed under arrest without incident.
Cadiz is lodged in the Somerset County Jail, his bail having been revoked by Reed after the guilty pleas were entered. The state was represented in this matter by Somerset County Assistant Prosecutor Frank P. Kolodzieski and Assistant Prosecutor Anthony Parenti.