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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Haddon Township Fatal Stabbing of Deli Owner

By rlsmetro on
Haddon Township

Dyheam Williams, 18, of Lindenwold, NJ, was charged this morning in connection with the fatal stabbing of Jerome Pastore in Haddon Township.

Police say Williams was charged with Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Haddon Township Police Chief Mark Cavallo.

According to police, at approximately 4:50 p.m. Friday, officers from Oaklyn, Audubon and Haddon Township Police Departments responded to the Shamrock Delicatessen, located on South Davis Avenue in Audubon, in response to 911 calls reporting a male who had been stabbed.

On their arrival, police say officers found the victim, Jerome Pastore, 52, of West Berlin, lying in the 100 block of Cuthbert Boulevard in Haddon Township, just across the street from the deli he owned.

Police say Jerome Pastore was suffering from apparent stab wounds throughout his body. He was pronounced deceased at 5:07 p.m. at Cooper University Hospital.

Dyheam Williams was arrested at his home in Lindenwold and remanded to the Camden County Jail pending a pretrial detention hearing.

All individuals charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.