Sergeant Peter O’Donnell said that detectives from the New Jersey State Police, working with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the United States Marshals Service, arrested Yusuf Ibrahim, a resident of Jersey City, N.J., earlier this month in the nearby city of Bayonne.
The 28-year-old man allegedly murdered two Jersey City men whose remains were discovered behind a home in Buena Vista, N.J.
Detectives from the Troop A Criminal Investigation Office responded to a report of suspicious activity in Buena Vista Township. Upon arrival, detectives from Buena Vista Station obtained permission to search a wooded area behind the residence. While searching in the wooded area, an area of disturbed dirt was located approximately 20 yards into the woods by cadaver dogs.
Armed with a search warrant, detectives from the Major Crime Unit, Criminal Investigation Office, and Crime Scene Unit continued the search of the disturbed area. During an excavation of the area, two male bodies were discovered without their heads or hands attached. Both bodies seem to have suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest. A short time later, a New Jersey State Police canine located another burial site which uncovered two human heads and four human hands.
The Atlantic County Medical Examiner’s Office was apprised of the investigation and took possession of the remains. The men were later identified as…