Teen: I killed Brenda Garzio in Trenton in self-defense following sex act

The teenager accused of murdering Hamilton woman Brenda Garzio says he acted in self-defense when he stabbed the 48-year-old victim to death following a consensual sex act they had over Memorial Day weekend in Trenton, according to a statement he gave to police. Jose C. Garcia, 18, of Hamilton, told police he is the killer … Read more →

Hamilton woman screams for help, gets stabbed to death in Trenton

Blood continued to spill onto capital city streets during this violent month of May as a woman was stabbed to death over the Memorial Day weekend. Brenda Garzio, 48, of Hamilton, became Trenton’s eighth homicide victim of 2017 late Sunday night. She was screaming for help about 11:10 p.m. on the 900 block of South … Read more →

Female stabbed to death in Trenton

Blood continues to spill onto capital city streets this violent month of May. A woman was stabbed to death overnight, marking the city’s third murder in three weeks and its eighth homicide this year. Officials say police received a call regarding a female screaming for help around 11:11 p.m. Sunday. A police spokesperson could not … Read more →

Jose Garcia

Suspected in the May 28, 2017, death of Brenda Garzio.