By: Richard L. Smith
A Camden County jury has returned a guilty verdict in the 2019 stabbing of a man in Pennsauken, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay.
Officials said on January 24, 2023, defendant Zachary Mai, 43, of Pennsauken Township, was found guilty on charges of 1st-degree Attempted Murder, 2nd-degree Aggravated Assault, and weapons-related charges.
According to officials, on December 4, 2019, the Pennsauken Township Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Horner Avenue in Pennsauken for a report of a man who had been stabbed.
EMS arrived at the scene and the victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he was listed in a critical, unstable condition. Detectives were able to apprehend defendant Zachary Mai in relation to the stabbing.
Officials said as a result of a thorough investigation, detectives determined that Mai attacked the victim from behind, cutting his throat and stabbing him several times in the chest.
Following the guilty verdict, Mai was remanded to the custody of the Camden County Justice Facility, pending sentencing.