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Boyfriend Charged After Torso, Leg Of Missing Edgewater Woman Found In NYC

Jennifer "Jenny" Londono / INSET: Raphael "Ralph" Lolos
Jennifer "Jenny" Londono / INSET: Raphael "Ralph" Lolos Photo Credit: FACEBOOK photo / INSET: Courtesy BCPO
The tattoo means "Lily" or "Lilyann," the NYPD said.
The tattoo means "Lily" or "Lilyann," the NYPD said. Photo Credit: NYPD
Jennifer "Jenny" Londono
Jennifer "Jenny" Londono Photo Credit: #justiceforjennylondono

EDGEWATER, N.J. ( UPDATE ) -- A missing Edgewater woman was killed and dismembered by her Bergenfield boyfriend, authorities charged.

Raphael Lolos dumped the remains of 31-year-old Jennifer Londono in the Hudson River, then "consistently and repeatedly" used her credit cards, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said late Friday.

A torso cut from the waist to the knees was found by passersby along the rocks of Pier 44 in Red Hook three days after her mother said Londono went missing, authorities said.

It bore a sanskrit tattoo below the right hip, Grewal said.

Detectives at the 76th Precinct showed the photograph to Londono's mother, who told them her daughter got a similar tattoo -- which means "Lily" or "Lilyann" -- in tribute to her late aunt, a family friend told Daily Voice.

Soon after, a leg was discovered along the Hudson River near the 79th Street Boat Basin. It wasn't decomposed and the toenails were painted pink, the NYPD said.

The NYPD then revealed that blood with Londono's DNA was found in her boyfriend's bathtub.

City detectives working jointly with Grewal's office conducted a raid in Linden -- complete with a SWAT team -- and took Lolos into custody on Thursday, the prosecutor said.

He was returned to Bergen County, "suffered a medical episode," Grewal said, and was brought to Bergen Regional Medical Center before being transferred to Hackensack University Medical Center.

Lolos, whose parents once owned the Royal Cliffs Diner in Englewood Cliffs, remained at HUMC in the custody of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office pending a first court appearance once he's discharged, the prosecutor said.

He is charged with murder, desecration of human remains, stalking, hindering his arrest and credit card fraud.

Known as a hard worker, "Jenny" Londono managed the new Luna Lounge, on Armory Street, which had its grand opening on June 8.

Her mother said the Dwight Morrow High School graduate went missing on Sunday, June 25, after closing up the bar, law enforcement sources told Daily Voice.

Although she'd taken time away before, a close friend said family members always knew where she was.

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- A torso that washed up off Brooklyn was believed to be that of an Edgewater woman who managed a bar in Englewood.

UPDATE (7/3/2017): Blood traces belonging to a missing Edgewater woman believed killed and dismembered were found by a police dog in her boyfriend's bathtub, the New York Daily News reports.

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NYPD homicide detectives said they were still awaiting DNA test results before positively identifying it as belonging to Jennifer Londono, 31.

Known as a hard worker, Londono managed the new Luna Lounge, on Armory Street, which had its grand opening on June 8.

A candlelight ceremony was planned there at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Her mother said the Dwight Morrow High School graduate went missing last Sunday, June 25, after closing up the bar, law enforcement sources told Daily Voice.

Although she'd taken time away before, a close friend said family members always knew where she was.

The torso -- cut from the waist to the knees -- was found by passersby along the rocks of Pier 44 in Red Hook on Thursday, the NYPD said.

The next day, the department released a photo of a sanskrit tattoo found on it.

Detectives at the 76th Precinct showed the photograph to Londono's mother, who told them her daughter got a similar tattoo -- which means "Lily" or "Lilyann" -- in tribute to her late aunt, a family friend told Daily Voice.

A leg that might also belong to the same victim was discovered along the Hudson River near the 79th Street Boat Basin on Saturday, the NYPD said. The body part was not decomposed and the toenails were painted pink, police said.

Soon after the mother went to Brooklyn, an Instagram post appeared with Londono's photo.

"May you be in God's glory and may he give the necessary strength to your family to overcome such a huge loss," it says. "God please help us find those responsible for such an atrocity."

Another post reads:

“I didn't want this to be true, and deep inside I’m hoping they tell me it was someone else and I'm still waiting. I'm never speechless but I still can't get wrapped what was done to you. Nobody deserves what happens and specially you. I'm full of emotions and I'm sick to my stomach. You will get justice baby girl.”

Law enforcement sources told Daily Voice that there was no immediate indication that Londono was killed in New Jersey.

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