Thursday, September 20, 2012
Judge finds man to be a flight risk.
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- Noah Cohen
Thursday, September 20, 2012
A judge on Thursday rejected a request to lower bail for the man accused in what prosecutors have described as the love-triangle slaying of a Teaneck software engineer, northjersey.com reported. Sui Kam “Tony” Tung has close ties to China and his brother is a convicted felon, giving Tung access to weapons and fake documents, Judge Liliana DeAvila-Silebi said in denying his request for a reduction of the $3 million bail, according to the report. Tung is accused the March 2011 death of Robert Cantor. Prosecutors allege Tung began stalking Cantor after he learned of a relationship Cantor was having with Tung's estranged wife. Cantor was also separated from his wife. Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor Wayne Mello claimed Tung confronted …
Monday, June 4, 2012
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Monday, June 4, 2012
A jealous husband was behind the killing of a Teaneck man who was found shot to death last year in his charred Elm Avenue home, Bergen County Prosecutors charged. A sixth-grade teacher at Yeshivat Noam in Paramus and former Teaneck youth director was in custody after FBI agents found hundreds of videos and images depicting child pornography on his home computer, according to authorities and court documents. Investigators have identified the body of a man pulled from the Hackensack River Sunday and found no signs of foul play in the death, police said. About a hundred Teaneck residents have claimed fraudulent charges on their credit cards since Wednesday, leading township police to urge residents to officially report the alleged activity…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Case heads to grand jury.
The Manhattan man charged with murder and arson in the killing of Teaneck software engineer Robert Cantor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a host of charges filed in the 2011 shooting death. Sui Kam “Tony” Tung remained held on $3 million bail, with no ten percent option. He pleaded not guilty to all charges including, murder, arson and stalking, northjersey.com reported. Tung, 49, was arrested at his Upper East Side apartment earlier this month, more than a year after Cantor was found dead in his burning Elm Avenue home. Tung initially declined to waive extradition from New York City where he was held after the arrest, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has said. Prosecutors said Cantor, 59, was having an affair with Tung’s wife, who …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Hearing set for later this month in alleged love-triangle murder case.
The New York City man charged with murder and arson in the killing of a Teaneck software engineer will face a hearing later this month after he refused to waive extradition to New Jersey, according to the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. Sui Kam Tung, 49, was arrested Friday at his Upper East Side apartment more than a year after the murder of Robert Cantor. When a defendant opts to fight extradition, prosecutors seek a "governor's warrant" to have the accused returned to face charges, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office said. The process involves the governor of New Jersey sending a request to the governor of New York. Tung's extradition hearing is scheduled for May 31, according to the District Attorney's Office. New York …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Prosecutor says additional arrest is possible
TEANECK, NJ -- A jealous husband was behind the killing of a Teaneck man who was found shot to death last year in his charred Elm Avenue home, authorities charged Friday. Sui Kam “Tony” Tung, 49, faces first-degree murder, first-degree felony murder and aggravated arson charges in the March 2011 death of Robert Cantor, according to a statement released Friday night by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office. Tung confronted Cantor at his home late the night of March 6, 2011 after learning of an affair between Tung’s estranged wife and Cantor, Prosecutor John Molinelli said in the statement. Tung first learned of the relationship in 2010 and began stalking Cantor, eventually confronting him in Teaneck the night before he was found shot and …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Group wants special prosecutor appointed in murder of Elm Avenue man.
Friends and family of slain Teaneck resident Robert Cantor plan to rally Wednesday morning outside the Bergen County Justice Center in Hackensack and are calling for a special prosecutor to take over the investigation into the nearly year-old unsolved killing. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office has made missteps in the case and has been hostile toward a group concerned about the progress of the investigation, according to a statement released by the Committee for Justice for Robert Cantor. The rally outside the courthouse is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. The committee asked Gov. Chris Christie for a meeting about the case last year, but state officials ultimately referred family members back to the county prosecutor's office. “To tell our …