Double Homicide Victims in Paterson Identified

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Deputy Chief Troy Oswald previously announced that on March 17, 2017, the Paterson Police Department and Paterson Fire Department responded to a car fire in front of 570 East 28th Street in the City of Paterson. Upon extinguishing the fire, it was learned that the vehicle, a 2015 Audi, contained two occupants who were determined to be deceased at the scene.

Today, the two deceased victims have been positively identified as Aaron Anderson, age 27, and Antonio Vega Jr., age 25, both of Paterson, New Jersey. The manner of death for both victims has been ruled homicide.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with information about this incident to contact the tips line at 1-877-370- PCPO or