CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. (PIX11)—In New Jersey, police are trying to unravel a murder mystery in the normally quiet town of Cliffside Park. A massive manhunt is in progress, with 15 detectives already on the case, canvassing and interviewing friends, family members and other witnesses, according to Police Chief Donald Keane.
The Bergen County Prosecutor's office is heading up the investigation into who killed Hector "Tito" Zabalas, 33, a construction worker and married father of two boys, originally from Flatbush, Brooklyn.
People in the neighborhood are quite shook up; this is the first murder in Cliffside Park this year. The last homicide took place back in January 2011, when the body parts of a 46-year-old man were found inside three garbage bags in two locations. Cops charged the victim's live-in partner and another man, a day after finding his remains.
If you can help authorities solve this murder, please call the Cliffside Park Police Department at (201) 945-3600.