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UPDATE: Newark North Ward Stabbing Kills 24-Year-Old Man

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Essex County authorities said the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal stabbing in Newark early Saturday morning.

Officials said at approximately 2:35 am on June 5, Newark police officers responded to reports of a stabbing on the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

Responding officers located a male suffering from multiple stab wounds on the sidewalk at this location.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as Mr. Norman Corlette, 24, of Newark.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432