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79-year-old man arrested, charged following fatal stabbing

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A 79-year-old man has been arrested after a stabbing in Union City turned deadly.

Verdejo Cruz, of Jersey City, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter, among other charges.

The man was found Friday on 3rd Street and Manhattan Avenue with multiple wounds to his upper torso.

He was pronounced dead at Jersey City Medical Center just before 9 p.m.

Police have yet to identify him.

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