Brick woman charged with killing wife with wine chiller
BRICK — Police are on the hunt for a 48-year-old township woman accused of killing her wife with a wine chiller.
Mayra Gavilanez-Alectus remains at large on the charge of murdering Rebecca Gavilanez-Alectus, 32.
The victim's body was discovered Sunday at their Creek Road condo. Police had been called on a report of a woman who was unresponsive and found her lifeless body in an upstairs bedroom, prosecutors said.
Investigators said Gavilanez-Alectus was killed with a container used for chilling wine.
Ocean County prosecutors did not say Tuesday whether they knew of a motive for the crime.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Marshals Service were involved with the search.
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