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Millville Man Found Guilty in the Murder of His Father


The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office announced that Michael Tedesco, 41, of Millville, was found guilty of the April 19, 2019 homicide of his father, Gary Tedesco, also of Millville.

According to county officials, a Cumberland County jury returned the verdict Friday, October 29, finding Michael Tedesco guilty of second-degree Passion-Provocation Manslaughter, Theft, Tampering with Evidence, and related weapons offenses following a two-and-a-half week trial.

County officials stated that the homicide occurred at the home of Gary Tedesco and his mother, Stella Tedesco, on Carlton Avenue in Millville.

According to county officials, Gary Tedesco suffered nine stab wounds as a result of the incident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Michael Tedesco was arrested later that evening at a residence on West Broad Street in Millville. 

The incident was jointly investigated by the Millville Police Department and the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office.