Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit arrested Mr. Darius Evans, 45, of Jersey City, in connection with the stabbing death of 39-year-old Tyrone Haskins on January 1, in Jersey City.
According to officials, Evans was arrested after he turned himself in with his attorney on Monday, January 11, just after 12 pm, at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City.
He previously had been charged in connection with the murder and a warrant had been issued for his arrest.
The Prosecutors Office reported that Evans is charged with Murder, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.
According to police on Friday, January 1, at approximately 2:45 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of a possible stabbing victim found in the area of 333 Ocean Avenue in Jersey City.
Upon arrival, responding Police Officers found a male with an apparent stab wound to his torso.
Police reported that the victim, later identified as Mr. Tyrone Haskins, 39, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at approximately 3:20 a.m.