CLIFFVIEW PILOT HAS IT FIRST: “It is a homicide but not one that you should worry over,” a law enforcement official told residents in a Wood-Ridge neighborhood where a man was killed, apparently in a domestic incident, CLIFFVIEW PILOT has learned.
CLIFFVIEW PILOT EXCLUSIVE: John Amendola, the 41-year-old man murdered in a Wood-Ridge residence Sunday afternoon, was related to Anthony Scardino, the former state senator, Lyndhurst mayor and NJSEA commissioner from Bergen County, CLIFFVIEW PILOT has learned. READ MORE….
Hours after the man was found, police were still searching the area, apparently for a weapon.
A spokesman for the county prosecutor’s office issued a statement just after 4:30 p.m.:
“Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli has announced that a body of a male in his 40’s was discovered in a residential dwelling at 311 Union Avenue, Wood-Ridge mid-day Sunday. The matter is being investigated by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Wood-Ridge Police Department as a homicide. No further details are available as the investigation is [under way].”
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