Body Discovered in Ewing, Homicide Under Investigation

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    A body was discovered in a Ewing home on Wednesday morning and the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Ewing Township Police Department are investigating. 

    Ewing police responded to a residence on Ewingville Road just before 3 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17, to perform a welfare check after receiving a call. Upon arrival, police found the female victim, identified as 51-year-old Rufina Castro, lying deceased in her bedroom.

    There was no forced entry to the residence and preliminary investigation suggests the crime is related to a domestic dispute. A suspect is currently in police custody.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406 or the Ewing Township Police Department at (609) 882-7530. Individuals may also call the Trenton Crime Stoppers tip line at (609) 278-8477. Those wishing to text a tip can send a message labeled TCSTIPS to Trenton Crime Stoppers at 274637.

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