NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A New Brunswick man and another individual are facing additional charges in connection with the March 21 murder of Somerset man.
Demond Gray, 43, of New Brunswick, and Katura Williams, 40, of Sayreville were charged and served with complaints Monday for one count of first-degree murder committed during the course of a robbery, one count of first-degree robbery and one count of second-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Joseph Battaglia of the North Brunswick Township Police Department.
On March 21, Gray was charged with murder and Williams was charged with obstruction and hindering Gray’s apprehension.
However, an ongoing investigation by Detective Keri Shutz of the North Brunswick Police Department and Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office led to the issuance of additional complaints.
On March 20, at noon, North Brunswick police responded to the Farrington Inn following an emergency call for an unresponsive male.
Police found Abdul Conteh, 60, of Somerset. Conteh, who showed signs of physical injury, was later pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Police said Gray had allegedly assaulted and killed Conteh in the hotel room during a strong-arm robbery undertaken with Williams.
Gray and Williams were taken to the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center where they are being held pending a pre-trial detention hearing in Superior Court.
The investigation is active and continuing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Shutz at (732) 634-7700 or Detective Morris at (732) 745-3927.