Homicide Task Force Investigating Early Morning Death In Trenton

August 19, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)—Trenton Police, TEMS and Mercer County Paramedics responded to the area of Hudson and Hamilton Avenue for a reported man down just after 4:05 a.m. At 4:10 a.m. arriving EMS units reported a person was in “traumatic arrest” and it was an obvious death. Capital Health Paramedics pronounced the person a the scene.

Trenton Police tell MidJersey.news that the Homicide Task Force is investigating the incident. No further information is available at this time.

UPDATE HERE: Update: Shooting Homicide in Trenton Under Investigation

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide in Trenton, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

Trenton police responded to Ditmar Alley (Near Hudson Street and Hamilton Avenue) just after 4 a.m. on Thursday, August 19, 2021.  Officers located the male victim unresponsive and suffering a gunshot wound.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The victim has been identified as Herberth Ramirez Pimentel, 37, of Trenton.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective John Menafra of the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406.  Information can also be emailed to mchtftips@mercercounty.org