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For Immediate Release

August 6, 2021

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cold Case Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in solving a number of cold cases in Bergen County and will be releasing new information on each of these investigations via its website.  The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cold Case Task Force consists of detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Jersey State Police who investigate unsolved homicides throughout the county in which all leads were exhausted and the cases remained open and unsolved after a period of three years.  The public is encouraged to visit www.bcpo.net/coldcase for information on these investigations and to visit the site periodically as new cases will be featured each month.

The Task Force has released additional information in the following three cases:  On December 10, 1993, the body of Rosetta Jean-Baptiste was discovered in the Maple Shade Motel in Ramsey; she had been strangled.  On April 28, 2010, Dolores Alliotts of Palisades Park, NJ was killed from a combination of blunt force trauma and multiple stab wounds prior to her home being set on fire.  On August 17, 2010, Joan Davis of Teaneck, NJ was killed from a combination of blunt force trauma to her head and multiple stab wounds prior to her home being set on fire.

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cold Case Task Force will continue to release information and videos pertaining to unsolved cases on its website and via social media @BCPONJ.  Anyone with information regarding these investigations is encouraged to provide it to the Task Force directly and confidentially through the links provided at www.bcpo.net/coldcase.