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UPDATE: Police Arrest Man for Stabbing his Brother to Death in Rutherford


Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Uriel Adames-Gomez, 21, of Union Avenue, Rutherford on charges of Murder and Possession Of A Weapon For An Unlawful Purpose.

Police say on Tuesday, at approximately 7:50 p.m., the Rutherford Police Department received a 911 call from Gomez stating that he had stabbed and killed his brother.

Upon their arrival, Rutherford Police located Gomez in front of 346 Union Avenue, Rutherford, and he was placed into custody. Officers then entered Apartment 1B to conduct a welfare check and discovered Gabriel Adames-Gomez, 26, deceased.

The officers observed a large kitchen knife on the floor near his body and a pool of suspected blood near the victim.

Rutherford Police then secured the crime scene and notified the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and Bergen County Sheriff’s Department Bureau of Criminal Investigations Unit.

An investigation revealed that during a domestic violence incident, Gomez stabbed the victim multiple times.