BREAKING EAST ORANGE-NEWARK NJ: Essex Prosecutor Announces Arrest in Murder of East Orange Deli Owner; Newark Man Charged

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Mr. Roberto Ubiera, 55, of Newark has been arrested and charged with the murder of Tarlok Singh, 55, of East Orange.

Police say, Singh, who worked at the Park Deli & Grocery on North Park Street, was fatally stabbed on Aug. 17 at approximately 7:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the deli that day.

According to police, Ubiera was a handyman and did odd jobs at the deli.

A detention hearing for Ubiera is scheduled for Aug. 23 before the Honorable Ronald Wigler, the Presiding Criminal Division Judge.

These are accusations.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.