The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal stabbing.
Officials say, yesterday, Sunday, Aug. 2 at approximately 2:41 am Mr. Victorino Garcia, 36, of Newark was stabbed at 26 Taylor Street.
According to officials Garcia was pronounced dead at University Hospital at 3:31 am yesterday.
The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.