Caroline Beckert is accused of sexually assaulting and murdering Joanna Cullinan, 70, in Previous Bridge, New Jersey. Cullinan was discovered lifeless inside her dwelling on Might 22.
In a press launch, the Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Previous Bridge Police Division Chief William Volkert mentioned that Beckert, 40, is going through prices of first-degree homicide, aggravated sexual assault and second-degree possession of a weapon for an illegal objective.
Authorities mentioned in that assertion that officers had been referred to as to the Glenwood Residences on the evening of Might 22 after Cullinan had been discovered lifeless in her house by one other individual. Cullinan’s precise reason for demise has not been made public pending an post-mortem.
Beckert will make her first look in Superior Courtroom in New Brunswick on Might 24. The suspect is being held in Middlesex County Jail in North Brunswick.
Anyone with any data within the case is requested to name Previous Bridge Detective Michael Cronin at 732-721-5600, or Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Workplace Detective Erik Larsen at 732-745-3263.
On her Instagram bio, Beckert writes, “I take advantage of humor to deal with all my trauma. Please don’t be offended. Nonetheless don’t perceive Instagram or emojis. P S. I’m an artist.” That web page was arrange in October 2018.
Beckert usually posted photographs of her art work, often accompanied by lengthy, rambling captions. In March 2019, Beckert posted saying that she had tried, unsuccessfully to volunteer for the Previous Bridge Police Division.
That very same month, Beckert mentioned that she had been unsuccesful in her makes an attempt to hitch the U.S. Air Pressure as a result of she “was too outdated to hitch.” As of 2014, the minimize off age for the Air Pressure is 39.
In response to her Fb web page, Joanna Cullinan was a local of Centereach, New York, and a resident of Previous Bridge.