NY Man Arrested In Philadelphia; Charged With Murdering His Mother In East Brunswick, NJ

December 27, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Frank LoSacco of the East Brunswick Police Department announced today that Jason Gordon has been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of his mother, Carmen Gordon.

As previously reported, on December 22, 2022, at approximately 11:09 A.M., authorities received a 911 call requesting a welfare check. In response, authorities made multiple welfare checks to contact Carmen Gordon, 68, at her residence on Cozzens Court, before locating her unresponsive inside her residence with fatal injuries. Ms. Gordon was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An initial investigation led by Detective Robert Thuring of the East Brunswick Police Department and Detective Kevin Schroeck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office identified Jason Gordon, 41, of New York, as a suspect in the death. Authorities reported that this was not a random act of violence and Jason Gordon was the son of the victim, Carmen Gordon.

Today, December 27, 2022, with the assistance of East Brunswick and Philadelphia Police Departments, Jason Gordon was arrested in Philadelphia without incident. Gordon was charged with one count of first-degree Murder, one count of third-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and one count of fourth-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

This is an active and ongoing investigation anyone with information or surveillance footage of the area is asked to call Detective Thuring of the East Brunswick Police Department at 732-390-6990 or Detective Schroeck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4194.

As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Gordon are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.