A man has been charged with murder for allegedly killing his girlfriend. Joseph Palacios, 22, has been taken into a hospital for self-inflicted wounds, said that the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office on Sunday. He took the life of Michelle Paola Castillo Siguencia, 24, authorities said.
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Hudson County, New Jersey is west of most of New York City.
Police in the township of Weehawken responded Saturday to a speech on Hudson Avenue, finding Siguencia seemingly dead in an apartment toilet, prosecutors said. She was finally pronounced dead. The official cause and manner of her passing is pending analysis of the Regional Medical Examiner, however it’s worth nothing besides denying, Palacios is charged using a weapon (knife) for criminal purposes, and criminal possession of a weapon (knife).
He’d barricaded himself at the apartment of a comparative in neighboring Union City,” prosecutors said. SWAT pushed their way inside and took him into custody, authorities said. Palacios was explained as having self-inflicted wounds, but authorities didn’t explain the rationale behind these injuries. He was taken to the Jersey City Medical Center, authorities said. Jersey City is south west of Weehawken, separated by Hoboken.
It’s uncertain if Palacios has a lawyer in this issue.
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