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Authorities Investigate Somerville Homicide


By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Somerset County announced an ongoing homicide investigation.

Prosecutor McDonald stated that on Tuesday, January 30, at approximately 10:20 p.m., Somerville Police responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting an injured unresponsive female located outside of a residential complex on North Bridge Street, Somerville.AdResponding officers located the female victim with multiple apparent stab wounds, officials said.

According to officials, officers initiated life-saving measures at the scene along with responding medical personnel.

The female victim, whom authorities are only identifying as a 27-year-old Somerville resident, was pronounced deceased at the scene, authorities say.

Officials stated that detectives from the Somerville Police Department, along with detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, the Crime Scene Investigations Unit, and Medical Investigators from the New Jersey Northern Regional Medical Examiners Office responded to the scene to conduct the investigation.