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Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing in Bergen County


Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella has announced that the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Lodi Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred at 242 Westervelt Place in Lodi on Thursday, May 26. 

According to Prosecutor Musella, at approximately 9:32 p.m., the Lodi Police Department received a 911 call reporting a stabbing at that address. 

Prosecutor Musella said that upon their arrival, officers discovered a 44-year-old female victim with stab wounds and a 49-year-old male suspect. 

The victim was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center, where she was pronounced deceased. 

The suspect was arrested, and charges are pending.   

No other information is available at this time.