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Murder suspect’s girlfriend: ‘I could have stopped him’

By Kathleen Hopkins, Asbury Park Press

The Brookdale Community College honors student implicated in the murder of a Brick man sobbed throughout her interrogation with detectives and told them she should have done something to stop the killing.

But when confronted by detectives with a statement that her boyfriend and his friend talked for some time about killing Trupal Patel, Raquel Garajau said she didn’t think they were serious about it.

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