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Deadly Stabbing Under Investigation in Newark's North Ward

By rlsmetro on

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office was notified of a stabbing incident that left a person dead in Newark's North Ward Saturday morning. 

According to a preliminary investigation, just before 3:20 a.m., police responded to reports of a person stabbed in the vicinity of 167 Lincoln Avenue. 

When officers arrived, they found an unidentified person suffering stab wounds at that location. 

Police said the victim was pronounced dead a short time later. 

The motive for the stabbing is under an active and ongoing investigation and no arrests have been immediately reported.