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New Jersey State Police Asks for Public’s Help in Search for Murder Suspect

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Jeremiah Monell Credits: NJ State Police
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Jeremiah Monell Credits: NJ State Police
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Jeremiah Monell Credits: NJ State Police
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Jeremiah Monell Credits: NJ State Police
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Blue Chevy truck license plate #X91GJV. This is the vehicle Monell was last seen driving. Credits: NJ State Police
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COMMERCIAL TOWNSHIP, NJ – The New Jersey State Police have issued a “Wanted Bulletin” for the murder of a South Jersey Woman. According to detectives with the New Jersey State Police Homicide South Unit, Troop "A" Criminal Investigation Office, and Fugitive Unit, they are searching for Jeremiah Monell, 32, of Cedarville, N.J.  Monell is wanted for the murder of his wife, Tara O'Shea-Watson, 35, of Commercial Township, N.J.

On Monday, December 19, 8:05 a.m., troopers responded to a private residence on Raymond Drive for the report of a deceased woman. Upon arrival, troopers discovered the woman unconscious and unresponsive. A preliminary investigation has determined that Jeremiah Monell murdered his estranged wife and is now on the run.

He is a white male, 5’9’’, approximately 140 pounds and was last seen driving a 1994 blue Chevrolet S10 pickup with New Jersey license plate, X91GJV.

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Jeremiah Monell has been charged with murder and related weapons possession, with bail set at $1 million.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Port Norris Station at 856-785-0036. Anonymous tips are welcome.

This an active investigation and no additional details will be released at this time. Man Wanted for Murder in Cumberland County

Commercial Township, N.J. – Detectives with the New Jersey State Police Homicide South Unit, Troop "A" Criminal Investigation Office, and Fugitive Unit are searching for Jeremiah Monell, 32, of Cedarville, N.J. is wanted for the murder of his wife, Tara O'Shea-Watson, 35, of Commercial Township, N.J.

On Monday, December 19, 8:05 a.m., troopers responded to a private residence on Raymond Drive for the report of a deceased woman. Upon arrival, troopers discovered the woman unconscious and unresponsive. A preliminary investigation has determined that Jeremiah Monell murdered his estranged wife and is now on the run.

He is a white male, 5’9’’, approximately 140 pounds and was last seen driving a 1994 blue Chevrolet S10 pickup with New Jersey license plate, X91GJV.

Jeremiah Monell has been charged with murder and related weapons possession, with bail set at $1 million.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Port Norris Station at 856-785-0036. Anonymous tips are welcome.

This an active investigation and no additional details will be released at this time.

 

Commercial Township, N.J. – Detectives with the New Jersey State Police Homicide South Unit, Troop "A" Criminal Investigation Office, and Fugitive Unit are searching for Jeremiah Monell, 32, of Cedarville, N.J. is wanted for the murder of his wife, Tara O'Shea-Watson, 35, of Commercial Township, N.J.

On Monday, December 19, 8:05 a.m., troopers responded to a private residence on Raymond Drive for the report of a deceased woman. Upon arrival, troopers discovered the woman unconscious and unresponsive. A preliminary investigation has determined that Jeremiah Monell murdered his estranged wife and is now on the run.

He is a white male, 5’9’’, approximately 140 pounds and was last seen driving a 1994 blue Chevrolet S10 pickup with New Jersey license plate, X91GJV.

Jeremiah Monell has been charged with murder and related weapons possession, with bail set at $1 million.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Port Norris Station at 856-785-0036. Anonymous tips are welcome.

This an active investigation and no additional details will be released at this time

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