NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are searching for a city man suspected in the fatal stabbing of his brother last night.
Roberto Lopez, 33, of New Brunswick, 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, according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Anthony Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department.
Lopez is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He was wearing a brown jacket and a red hat.
The murder took place Monday at about 9 p.m. inside the residence they shared on Livingston Avenue.
Henry Lopez, 43, of New Brunswick was pronounced dead by medical personnel and police who arrived at the scene.
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is still working in conjunction with the New Brunswick Police Department to locate and apprehend Roberto Lopez.
The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Victor Delgado of the New Brunswick Police Department at 732-745-7200 or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 723-745-3927.