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Posted Monday, August 14th, 2017

Morris County Prosecutor's logoMorris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Roxbury Police Chief Marc Palanchi announce that Elise Conroy, 26, of the Succasunna section of Roxbury, has been charged with the attempted murder of her 84-year-old grandmother, who also is a resident of Succasunna.

During the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 12, Conroy was charged by warrant-complaint with the first-degree crime of attempted murder related to an ongoing investigation into her attempt to poison her grandmother with use of liquid anti-freeze.

The charges were authorized by Roxbury Municipal Court Judge Ira Cohen on Aug. 12.  Conroy was remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending future court proceedings.  Roxbury Police badge

It is alleged that in late July, Conroy purchased liquid anti-freeze from a local store with the purpose of poisoning her grandmother, whom she resided with in Succasunna.  Thereafter, it is alleged that Conroy poured the anti-freeze into juice and gave the juice to her grandmother.

Members of the Roxbury Police Department, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Criminal Investigation Section have contributed to this investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the Roxbury Township Police Department at 973-448-2100 or the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200.

Inquiries related to this report can be directed to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Public Information Officer Fred Snowflack at 973-829-8159.