Prosecutor Esther Suarez said The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has charged a Jersey City man with the stabbing death of an unidentified adult male, who was found deceased in the area of Cambridge Avenue in Jersey City just after 10:00 p.m. on Saturday.
According to Prosecutor Suarez, Mr. Steven Bardsley, 55, has been charged with Murder Possession of a Weapon (knife) for an Unlawful Purpose and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (knife).
In the incident, Prosecutor Suarez said just after 10:00 p.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area of 151 Cambridge Avenue where they found a lifeless adult male victim – who at this time remains unidentified – with a stab wound(s) to neck.
The victim was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased at 10:20 p.m., according to prosecutor Suarez.
The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner.
Police apprehended Bardsley a short time later by Jersey City police officers on Central Avenue.
Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department for the investigation and arrest.
The above charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. R.P.C.3.6(b)(6).