NJ Man Faces Murder Charges In Woman's Slaying - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

NJ Man Faces Murder Charges In Woman's Slaying

TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) - State police have filed murder charges against a Trenton man accused in the death of a city woman whose body was found last week in a rural area of southern New Jersey.

Thirty-seven-year-old Terrance Patterson was also charged with felony murder kidnapping in the slaying of 47-year-old Lisa Armstrong. He was arrested Saturday and remained jailed Monday on $1 million bail.

Armstrong's body was found Oct. 8 by a surveying crew along Route 206 in Tabernacle. She was found a few yards into some trees at the side of the highway.

Detectives say it appears Armstrong was shot and killed at the scene where her body was found, and the slaying likely occurred a short time before her body was found. But a motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • New Jersey Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend Appears In Court

    New Jersey Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend Appears In Court

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:22:24 GMT
    A man accused of killing his girlfriend and then dumping her body along a roadside in New Jersey appeared in court on Wednesday.U.S. Marshals picked up 52-year old Kevin Ambrose a few days ago.
    A man accused of killing his girlfriend and then dumping her body along a roadside in New Jersey appeared in court on Wednesday.U.S. Marshals picked up 52-year old Kevin Ambrose a few days ago.
  • Man Hospitalized After Police-Involved Shooting In North Philadelphia

    Man Hospitalized After Police-Involved Shooting In North Philadelphia

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:13:31 GMT
    SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.
    SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.
    SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.
  • Police: Kids Threw Basketballs At Surveillance Cameras

    Police: Kids Threw Basketballs At Surveillance Cameras

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:41:36 GMT

    Gloucester Township police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a group of kids who threw basketballs at police surveillance cameras.

    Gloucester Township police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a group of kids who threw basketballs at police surveillance cameras.

Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices