Sayreville man faces a first-degree aggravated manslaughter charge in connection of fatal altercation in Old Bridge

OLD BRIDGE – A 32-year-old Sayreville man is facing a charge of first-degree aggravated manslaughter in connection with the fatal altercation that resulted in the death of a Middletown man in a parking lot on Perrine Road, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Acting Chief Donald Fritz Jr., of the Old Bridge Police Department.

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office announced the arrest of Marvin Tyler on Dec. 2. He was also charged with third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office on Dec. 6.

Police received a 911 call reporting the altercation at approximately 5:05 p.m. on Nov. 29, according to a press release through the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

The suspect was seen getting into his vehicle and allegedly running over the victim “multiple times” before fleeing the scene. Jason Freeman, 36, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to the press release.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information or surveillance footage of the area is asked to call Detective Michael Cronin of the Old Bridge Police Department at 732-721-5600 or Detective Christopher Pennisi of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-4060.

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