PERTH AMBOY - A 23-year-old Newark man was arrested in connection with the December stabbing of a man inside his Perth Amboy apartment, officials say.
Dewayne Williams was arrested in Newark Friday on murder and other charges in the Dec. 7 slaying of Jean Carlos Morel, 27, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey.
The victim had sometimes allowed Williams to stay in his second-floor apartment on Smith Street, where the alleged murder took place, officials say.
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The prosecutor's office was aided in the investigation by the Perth Amboy Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service, according to Carey.
A judge set Williams' bail at $750,000
The investigation is ongoing.