Authorities arrested a MiddleTownship man Thursday who was wanted for allegedly committing a murder in Puerto Rico.

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Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor said the office was informed Jonathan Rodriquez-Ocasio who lived in the Rio Grande section of the township,  was wanted in Puerto Rico for the murder of an 84 year old woman a burglary.

The office and Middle Township Police Department worked together to locate and arrest him, Taylor said.

He was charged with being a fugitive from justice and remanded to the Cape May County Correctional Facility pending extradition to Puerto Rico, Taylor said.

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