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Lakewood makes attorney SATURDAY 08.19.17


N.J.s top-paid school worker
BOB JORDAN @BOBJORDANAPP MORE ONLINE
LAKEWOOD - The school board is bringing back The Lakewood schools superintendent has a contract that
controversial attorney Michael Inzelbuch, who for- pays $196,547. Search Laura Winters at APP.com.
merly worked for the district, and will pay him a one-
year retainer of $600,000 plus an hourly rate making trict employee, making him ineligible
Inzelbuch potentially the highest-paid school employ- for pension system credits.
ee or contractor in the state. According to the Asbury Park Press
Inzelbuch, 52, also will be reimbursed $29,000 to Data Universe, the highest-paid school
pay for a health insurance plan and can earn $350 an employee in the state has been Diana
hour for litigation services for certain cases. The con-
tract specifies that Inzelbuch is a contractor, not a dis- Inzelbuch See LAWYER, Page 4A

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Homicide-suicide
suspect worked
for Toms River
school district
Police believe Lacey man killed wife,
son, dog before cutting his own throat
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AND ERIK LARSEN @ERIK_LARSEN

LACEY - The names of the family members killed in


a homicide-suicide on Nautilus Boulevard Wednesday
have been released, and the apparent perpetrator has
Controversial Trump adviser leaves White House job been identified as a school district employee in nearby
Toms River.
The Ocean County Prosecutors Office identified the
STAFF REPORT victims as 48-year-old Kimberly Dunphey and her son,
7-year-old Owen Scott, and the suspected perpetrator
Steve Bannon, the controversial strategist for President Donald Trump known for as Gregg Scott, Dunpheys husband and Owens father.
A family dog also was killed, authorities said.
his economic nationalism and his ties with the so-called alt-right movement, is leav- The killings were the apparent result of a marital
dispute, according to an announcement Friday from
ing the administration, the White House announced Friday. h The news of Bannons the county prosecutor and township police.
I hesitantly make this announcement in light of the
departure comes after days of intense pressure to remove him from his White relentless media interest and subsequent coverage in
hopes of quickly putting this sad episode to rest, Prose-
House position after clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters in cutor Joseph D. Coronato said in a prepared statement.
It is my hope to minimize the trauma to these families
Charlottesville, and just two days after the volatile senior adviser gave an extraordi- in any way possible.
The Ocean County Medical Examiners Office said
nary interview in which he attacked colleagues and undercut administration posi- Dunphey and Owen Scott died of blunt force trauma in-
juries, according to the announcement.
tions on China and North Korea. h Yet Bannon told the website Circa that he resigned The elder Scotts post-mortem examination is
scheduled to be conducted later today, according to
two weeks ago. The Drudge Report, a supporter of Bannon, said the populist hero Fridays statement. The investigation to this point in-
dicates that his fatal injuries were self-inflicted.
may return to running Breitbart News. For more, read our coverage on Page 1B.
$65,000 salary
At the time of his death Scott was an employee of the
Toms River Regional School District, where he was a
MORE ONLINE heating, ventilation and air conditioning system main-
For a variety of opinion pieces, search Trump at APP.com, and stay with us for develoments on this story. tenance worker in the Building and Grounds Depart-
ment. Scott had worked for the district for 17 years and
was paid a base salary of $64,983, according to public
In May, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump, walks from Marine One on records.
the South Lawn of the White House. He left his post on Friday. ASSOCIATED PRESS He was a good worker, said Stephan R. Leone, gen-
eral counsel for the school district, who confirmed
Scotts employment Friday. The district is very sad-
dened by these events.
Sources close to the investigation earlier told the As-
bury Park Press that Scott used a hammer for the kill-
ings before cutting his own throat.
Township police first went to the familys home on
Long Branch womans suit says Lyft cheats drivers Nautilus Boulevard around 4 p.m. Wednesday for the
report of a suspicious event.
Neighbors expressed shock, sorrow and resignation
DAN RADEL @DANIELRADELAPP MORE ONLINE See SUSPECT, Page 4A

TRENTON - A Long Branch woman has filed a GoShare, founded by a Howell native, is partnering with
Costco to provide pickup service in New Jersey. Get details by
class-action lawsuit in federal district court claiming
searching GoShare at APP.com. MORE ONLINE
that ride-sharing service Lyft pays drivers less than
the agreed-upon amount. Watch video and see more photos from the scene by searching
The driver, Keara Nieves of Long Branch, filed the ing the promised amounts to drivers. Lacey at APP.com.
lawsuit Tuesday. According to the complaint, she has Instead it charges riders a higher fare than what
been a Lyft driver since 2016. it informs the Lyft drivers, the complaint states.
Lyft, which is headquartered in San Francisco, Nieves is seeking class certification, which would
will have to respond with an answer to the allega- allow other Lyft drivers to join the lawsuit, and an
tions, said Nieves attorney Stephan T. Mashel, re- award of money damages.
garding the lawsuits next step. She is entitled to what Lyft charges its riders, less
The complaint states that Lyft has engaged in a Lyfts commission and fees. But thats not what Lyft
pattern of misrepresenting the true fare of rides to is doing, Mashel said. Theyre in breach of con-
Lyft drivers. tract.
According to the complaint, Lyft agrees to pay Lyft operates in at least 34 states, according to the
drivers the fare it charges riders, minus Lyfts ser- court document. A representative for Lyft said the
vice fee or commission, which is typically 20 to 25 company generally does not comment on pending lit-
percent of the fare. igation.
Nieves, however, alleges that Lyft is not deliver- Dan Radel: 732-643-4072; dradel@gannettnj.com

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Officers are shown outside the Lacey home where Gregg Scott
is believed to have killed his wife, child and himself.