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Mercer County Authorities Investigate Fatal Stabbing in Trenton


Ad By: Richard L. Smith 

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force, in collaboration with the Trenton Police Department, is currently probing a tragic stabbing incident that transpired on Thursday evening in Trenton, as confirmed by Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri.

Shortly before 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, Trenton police received a distress call regarding an unresponsive male at the intersection of Cross Street and Kersey Alley.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim on the sidewalk, bearing multiple stab wounds.

The victim, identified as Corey Jones, 40, a resident of Trenton, was swiftly transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center. Regrettably, he was pronounced deceased shortly thereafter.

As of now, no arrests have been made in connection with the incident, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Authorities urge anyone with pertinent information to reach out to MCHTF Detective Michael Cipriano at (609) 575-2235 or Officer in Charge (OIC) William Jett Jr. at (609) 331-5010. Alternatively, information can be conveyed via email to