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Morris County man charged with murder in death of elderly grandfather

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Morris County man has been charged in the death of his elderly grandfather, according to Acting Prosecutor Williams.

State police responded on June 3 to an emergency call in Bethlehem Township regarding an assault in progress, Williams said.

After a brief struggle with the assailant, police arrested Justin A. Love, 19, of Randolph, Williams said.

He was charged with aggravated assault on his grandfather, Roger R. Love, 86, of Bethlehem Township as well as aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest, Williams said.

Roger Love died while on his way to Hunterdon Medical Center as a result of his injuries. Officials then charged Justin Love with murder, Williams said.

“At no point during this incident was there any threat to the public,” Williams said.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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