The Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force are investigating a fatal stabbing, Your Content is learning.
Local police responded to reports of a stabbing involving a female victim shortly after 9:40 p.m. on the 900 block of Franklin Avenue.
According to initial details, the critically injured victim was rushed to UMDNJ escorted by police officers.
Just before 10:30 p.m., the scene escalated as police requested the assistance of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force.
Officers on the scene were instructed to ‘secure the original crime scene,’ according to police dispatch communications.
The circumstances surrounding this incident remain unclear at this time. Currently, there is no information available on any potential suspects in relation to this crime.
No arrests have been made, and the investigation into this tragic incident continues.
This is a developing breaking news story. It will be updated momentarily.
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