Newton woman is fifth suspect arrested in Paterson murder | Paterson Times

Newton woman is fifth suspect arrested in Paterson murder


A woman from Newton has been arrested for her alleged role in a Paterson murder, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Jenna N. Peselli, 24-year-old, became the fifth suspect charged in the May 1 murder on Totowa and Redwood avenues in Paterson.

Peselli surrendered to Paterson police on Monday afternoon. She has been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder. She was allegedly involved in the planning and execution of the murder of 21-year-old Jose Figueroa of Newark.

Peselli could face life in prison if convicted. She is being held at the Passaic County Jail.

Police previously charged four others – 19-year-old Chelsee Ramirez; 17-year-old Paterson boy; 19-year-old Ismael Leon of Paterson; and a 17-year-old Clifton boy — in the murder.

  • HankMorgan

    She’s really getting off to a good start in life.

    • DaMan

      WHAT LIFE….she should go away forever and be forgotten

      • Leo Sanchez

        She lives Newton she have money for good lawyer 10 years the most

        • HankMorgan

          Newton is a trailer park.

        • basil fomme

          White trash dope head.

  • basil fomme

    She will be munching carpet for decades.

  • John

    Am sure alot of cooperating will be going on.

  • Ablej

    The CIA making America great for the elites . By bringing all the herion back from Afghanistan. Good work CIA of America.