Boyfriend charged in murder of Edgewater woman found mutilated in New York City

Raphael Lolos faces murder and other charges in the death of Jennifer Londono, who was last seen alive in Englewood a month ago ( (FILE))

HACKENSACK – The boyfriend of a woman who went missing last month from her Englewood business allegedly stalked the woman for nearly two weeks before her dismembered body was found in the waters of New York City, according to a report.

Raphael Lolos, 40, was arraigned Wednesday in Bergen County Superior Court on murder and other charges. According to, Assistant District Attorney Demetra Maurice said in court Lolos stalked Londono between June 13 and 25, causing her emotional distress and saying the 31-year-old victim feared for her safety.

In addition to murder, Lolos, is charged with desecration of human remains, hindering apprehension, using a stolen credit card and stalking. He did not enter a plea, according to

Raphael Lolos threw Jenny Londono’s remains in the Hudson River, authorities said

Londono, who came to the United States as a teenager, opened the Luna Lounge in Englewood about a month before her death. According to reports, her body parts were found in the Hudson River and in the Red Hook Channel off Brooklyn. Her blood was allegedly found in the suspect’s bathtub, according to reports.

Prosecutors have accused Lolos of killing and dismembering the victim and then using her credit cards up until his arrest last week in Linden.


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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.