By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer
A North Brunswick man who was wanted for murder in New York State was apprehended at the Spring Street garage Wednesday night, after he threatened to jump off the five-story parking garage as police closed in to arrest him, according to the Princeton Police Department.
The Princeton Police Department was notified by the New Jersey State Police that Lloyd Neurauter, 45, of North Brunswick, had been tracked into Princeton. He was about to be arrested for murder in connection with the death of his ex-wife at her home in Corning, N.Y. in August 2017, according to published reports.
A silver Toyota Prius, driven by Neurauter, was spotted on the roof of the Spring Street garage shortly before 6 p.m. by a Police Department communications officer who was checking municipal surveillance cameras, police said.
Princeton police officers went to the Spring Street garage and found Neurauter there. He threatened to jump off the parking garage, but he was talked out of it by Princeton and New Jersey State Police detectives, police said.
Neurauter was taken into custody, pending extradition to Corning, N.Y.
Neurauter, along with his daughter, Kerrie Neurauter, 20, of Syracuse, N.Y., have been charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 46-year-old Michele Neurauter at her home in Corning. N.Y. The victim is Neurauter’s ex-wife and Kerrie Neurauter’s mother.
Kerrie Neurauter was arrested at her Syracuse, N.Y. apartment on Wednesday and sent to the Steuben County (N.Y.) jail, according to published reports.