COMMERCIAL TOWNSHIP, N.J. – New Jersey State Police are searching for a Cumberland County man that they have charged with murder and weapons offenses in his estranged wife’s death.
State police are looking to find 32-year-old Jeremiah Monell after the body of his wife, 36-year-old Tara O’Shea, was discovered by troopers Monday morning at her home in Commercial Township.
Little details have been released on the case, which state police are calling a suspicious death.
Family and friends of O’Shea’s tell WPVI-TV that Monell slit her throat in front of their 12-year-old son.
Monell is described as a male standing 5 feet 9 inches tall that weighs approximately 140 pounds. He was last seen driving a blue 1994 Chevrolet pickup truck with New Jersey license plate X91GJV.
Jeremiah Monell has been charged with murder and related weapons possession, with bail set at $1 million.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Port Norris Station at 856-785-0036. Anonymous tips are welcome.