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Morris County man indicted in murder of his grandfather

FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Morris County man has been indicted in the death of his grandfather, according to Hunterdon County Acting Prosecutor Michael Williams.

Justin A. Love, 19, of Randolph Township was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury Thursday on one count of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree aggravated assault, one count of fourth-degree aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, and one count of third-degree resisting arrest, Williams said.

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 Love, Williams said.

Love was initially 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.

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