MONROE – A township man was charged today with tampering with evidence and hindering an investigation into the death of his father, whose body was recovered from their home in Monroe, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief Michael E. Lloyd of the Monroe Police Department announced.
Andrew Grossman, 37, was charged during an on-going investigation into the death of Ronald Grossman, 65, who was pronounced dead in their home today at 1:02 a.m.
An autopsy is being performed by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office, but the cause of death has yet to be determined.
The victim’s son was charged during an investigation by Detective Sgt. Keith Saloom of the Monroe Township Police Department and Investigator Michael Daniewicz of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Andrew Grossman remains in custody in lieu of $50,000 bail.
The investigation began when police received calls from one of the victim’s friends, who was concerned after being unable to contact him. The friend subsequently filed a missing persons report.
Police went to the victim’s home several times before obtaining a warrant to search the home and discovered the victim’s body late in the evening of March 26.
The investigation is active and continuing. Authorities are asking anyone with information to call Detective Saloom of the Monroe Police Department at 1-732-521-0222, or Investigator Daniewicz of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-732-745-4018.
As is the case with all criminal investigations, Andrew Grossman is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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