South Jersey man convicted of assaulting Woodbridge woman in 2014

NEW BRUNSWICK – A Camden County man who previously worked as a teacher and school principal in South Jersey and Pennsylvania has been convicted of the 2014 sexual assault of a Woodbridge woman in her home.

Danny McEaddy, 40, of Sicklerville, was found guilty by a jury Thursday of kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault, both first-degree felonies, burglary and assault, both second-degree felonies, and aggravated assault, criminal restraint and aggravated criminal sexual contact, all third-degree felonies, so announced Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Woodbridge Police Director Robert Hubner.

McEaddy will be sentenced on July 25.

On September 21, 2014, a woman reported that she was sexually assaulted by an unknown man who forced his way into her apartment in the Keasbey section. DNA analysis of biological samples found at the crime scene indicated McEaddy was the man involved in the assault, the prosecutor’s office said.

On March 23, 2023, McEaddy was located and arrested in connection with the assault.

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During the weeklong trial before Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Pedro J. Jimenez, which began on April 8, 2024, Middlesex County SVU Section Chief Lynne Seborowski and Assistant Prosecutor Nicolette Spallanzani presented evidence and testimony showing that McEaddy had sexually assaulted the woman in her home.

The initial investigation in 2014 was led by Woodbridge Sgt. Richard Yanak and Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Lt. Greg Morris. After McEaddy was arrested, Woodbridge Detective Thomas Ratajczak and Detective Lauren of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office took the case to trial.

6ABC Action News reported last year that McEaddy, a former school principal in Camden County and Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, was previously accused of forcibly entering a women’s home in Winslow Township, Camden County, in February 2022 and forcing the other people’s windows. houses.

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