Police: 83-year-old Leonard Pearson among 2 dead in separate slayings in Newark

Authorities are investigating two homicides in Newark, including

Authorities are investigating two homicides in Newark, including the beating and stabbing of an elderly man. (May 12, 2014 10:21 PM)

Authorities are investigating two homicides in Newark, including the beating and stabbing of an 83-year-old man.

Leonard Pearson was found dead inside his Nevada Street apartment on Saturday night. The building is a high-rise, and is home to mostly senior citizens.

Investigators believe the motive may have been robbery, but they are still trying to determine who did it and when. A law...

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