June 7, 2019

Suspect arrested in Monroe woman’s murder


MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP - State Police from the Stroudsburg Barracks have a suspect in the murder of a woman whose’ body was found in a driveway next to a stream on June 1.

Investigation determined that the deceased female was Jeanette Sancho, 41, of Bushkill. An autopsy determined that Sancho’s death was the result of a single gunshot wound to the head and it was declared a homicide. Further investigation identified the suspect to be Gerald Neal, 43, also from Bushkill.

Neal was found and detained in New York City and is pending extradition to Monroe County to face homicide charges.

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