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UPDATE: 29-Year-Old Man Stabbed to Death in Bayonne

By rlsmetro on
Bayonne

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said on Tuesday just before 3:30 p.m., members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to 1095 Avenue C between 53rd and 54th Streets in Bayonne on reports of a stabbing.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, responding officers found a male victim in the building vestibule with multiple stab wounds. Prosecutor  Suarez said the victim was identified as Mr. Matthew Mortimer, 29, of Bayonne, was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Mortimer was pronounced deceased at approximately 4:15 p.m. According to Prosecutor Suarez

The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Bayonne Police Department are actively investigating this case. Police made no arrests at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.