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Clark Homicide Investigation Continues, Police Awaiting Forensic Evidence Results

Vera Pecoraro, 73, was found dead in her home on Rolling Hill Way.

The Union County Homicide Task Force has been working through the night as they continue their investigation into the while also working two other active homicide investigations in the county – the shooting death of a Linden teen and the stabbing of a 17-year-old during a large fight in Rahway.

According to the Union County Prosecutor's office, police still have not ruled out anyone as a suspect and the investigation is ongoing.

Investigators are also awaiting the results of forensic evidence that was collected from the crime scene.

The Prosecutor's Office had no other developments to report at this time.

Pecoraro was found Saturday with her throat slit on a couch in the home she lived in alone on Rolling Hill Way. Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow said Monday that the scene showed no sign of forced entry and that investigators believe the attack was targeted and Pecoraro knew her attacker.

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