Police investigating 2 Newark stabbings

The 9-year-old was found stabbed outside the New Community Gardens apartment complex on Morris Avenue. The boy suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to the

Newark police say a woman was killed and

Newark police say a woman was killed and a young boy was critically injured in separate stabbings. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

NEWARK - Authorities in Newark are investigating after a 9-year-old was stabbed last night and the body of a woman stabbed to death was found this morning.

The 9-year-old was found stabbed outside the New Community Gardens apartment complex on Morris Avenue. The boy suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to the University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Hospital.

Two blocks away and 12 hours after the boy was found, the body of a woman stabbed to death was found outside.

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