EDISON - Investigators are trying to determine how two people became the latest to fall victim to violence in Newark.

Police say cousins Damien Matteaux, 23, of Newark, and Nyquese McCollum, 16, of Irvington, were discovered in a parked vehicle at around 3:40 p.m. yesterday near the intersection of South 10th Street and 15th Avenue. They were pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives say they believe Matteaux was the target. There is no word yet on any suspects or motive.