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One Dead, Another Injured in Plainfield Stabbing


Authorities in Union County are investigating the motive for a double stabbing that left one of the victims dead in Plainfield on Friday morning. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that at approximately 12:45 a.m., police responded to reports of a person stabbed in the 500 block of Front Street. 

Upon arrival, police found two individuals suffering multiple stab wounds at that location. 

One of the severely injured victims was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other injured person was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick for treatment. 

The Union County Prosecutor's Office has been notified and will take over the investigation. 

Police reported no arrests in the stabbings.