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Brick Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder

By kcora on
Brick Township

A Brick man was found guilty of attempted murder for the stabbing of his fiance during an altercation.

According to authorities, on June 1, an Ocean County Jury found Christopher Dalzell guilty of First Degree Attempted Murder, Third Degree Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and Fourth Degree Unlawful possession of a weapon.

The offenses occurred on March 29, 2015, at Dalzell’s then residence in Brick Township.

The victim was a female 50 years of age.

The Judge scheduled Dalzell for sentencing on July 14, 2017.

He faces a maximum 20 year sentence on the Attempted Murder charge where he will be required to serve a minimum 85% of his sentence pursuant to the No Early Release Act before being eligible for parole.

The Brick Township Police Department and Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Major Crimes Unit investigated the case.