Tong Cheng, 26, was arrested early Monday after the body of 23-year-old Yuting Ge was discovered Saturday in the apartment they shared on New York Ave., the Hudson County Prosecutor’s office said in a statement.
Jersey City police responded to the apartment near Hutton St. after getting a call around 12:30 p.m. about a suspicious condition, authorities said.
Inside they found Ge, who had “multiple lacerations throughout his body,” officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office,” officials said.