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.