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Essex Prosecutor Investigates Deadly Stabbing in Newark's Vailsburg Section



By: Richard L. Smith 

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is investigating a violent stabbing incident that ended with the death of a person in Newark's Vailsburg section Friday night. 

Police were dispatched to the intersection of West End and South Orange avenues at approximately 10 p.m. 

Upon arrival, officers found the victim suffered severe injuries after being stabbed multiple times near a church. 

The unidentified person was rushed to University Hospital for treatment, but doctors made the pronouncement a short time later. 

The investigation remains active, ongoing and no arrests have been reported.