WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) — An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of a Germantown auto parts owner at his home in Gloucester County, New Jersey, nearly ten years ago.
Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean Dalton says 43-year-old John Blocker was arrested Monday morning at the West Philadelphia home of his girlfriend.READ MORE: Delaware County Mother Shares New Normal Of Pandemic Learning With Special-Needs Child
He is charged with first degree murder and related crimes in connection with the beating death of Juan Cuevas in January 2006.
His sister Elizabeth, says she never lost faith that his killers would be found.READ MORE: Penn-Delco School District Approves Diversity Committee After Sparking Controversy With Board Member
“I truly believe we had faith, we really had faith that somebody was going to be arrested. We didn’t know when, but we held on to it.”
Dalton says at least three other suspects are still being sought in the ongoing investigation.
He says Blocker and three other men broke into Cuevas home in Saddlebrook Way in Washington Township that day in 2006. He says the intruders tied up Cuevas three children and then beat Cuevas to death.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Residents Enjoy Warmest Day In Over 5 Weeks
Blocker is being held on one million dollars cash bail.