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UPDATE: 22-Year-Old Charged with Stabbing his Father to Death in Newark’s North Ward

By rlsmetro on

Authorities in Essex County  announced reported that Mr. Noah Jennings, 22, of Jersey City has been arrested and charged with the fatal stabbing of his father, Phillip Jenning, 60, of Newark.


Officials said it is alleged that Phillips Jennings was stabbed in his second floor apartment on Oration Street in Newark.

According to police, the victim was discovered by police on April 2 when they went for a wellness check. Philip  was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:42 p.m.


Police charged Noah Jennings with one count of murder, one count of unlawful possession of a weapon and one count of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

These are accusations.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

The investigation is being handled by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.