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April Kauffman died hours before her husband said he left for work, pathologist found

A noted pathologist put April Kauffman’s time of death hours before her husband said he left for work the morning she was killed, according to a letter he sent to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office in 2012. The office reached out to Dr. Michael Baden, perhaps the highest profile medical examiner in the country, days after Kauffman was killed inside her Linwood home May 10, 2012. He offered a startling conclusion: Kauffman died at about
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Man accused in April Kauffman’s killing is looking for a lawyer

The only man facing charges in the killing of April Kauffman is looking for a lawyer. But without money to do so, he had taken a different tack. After GoFundMe removed his page seeking money for legal representation, Freddy Augello has now reached out directly to his friends on Facebook. “To whom it may concern, I find myself in the beginning of what is becoming a national media case, producing interests from the likes of
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James Kauffman dead in apparent suicide at jail

A Hudson County spokesman confirmed Dr. James Kauffman was found dead of an apparent suicide at about 9:20 Friday morning. Next of kin has been notified, James Kennelly said. Defense attorney Lou Barbone said Kauffman died at the jail, but he could get no additional information at this point. The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office investigates all deaths within the jail, Kennelly said. There are cameras inside the jail. Kauffman has been jailed since June 13, when
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Cape rocker allegedly led Pagans and set up April Kauffman’s killing

James Kauffman, Freddy Augello and three others have first court appearance Lots of people knew Freddy Augello made music and guitars. Ferdinand Augello is a guitarist who plays in a band and owns Freddymade, which specializes in custom vintage style guitar. But there was another side to him, according to charges that claim he found the hitman who killed radio host and veterans advocate April Kauffman. As president of the Cape May County Pagans motorcycle
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Kauffman broke no laws in standoff at EHT practice, attorney’s motion claims

An Egg Harbor Township doctor broke no laws when he pulled a gun threatening to kill himself as investigators came to search his office, according to a motion to dismiss his indictments filed Friday. James Kauffman has been jailed since the June 13 standoff at his Ocean Heights practice. After he surrendered, the 9mm handgun was recovered from a rear office. A search of his vehicle parked in the lot outside found a Keltch .380-caliber
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Appellate panel upholds Dr. Kauffman’s pretrial detention

The detention of an Egg Harbor Township doctor pending trial on a gun charge was upheld last week. Dr. James Kauffman has been jailed since June 13, when he pulled a gun as detectives and FBI agents came with a warrant to search his office and files. A Linwood police officer’s body camera caught much of the standoff, and was shown at Kauffman’s detention hearing as evidence of why he should not be released. The
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