Man facing murder charges in fatal stabbing of pregnant woman

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A man is facing murder charges after allegedly stabbing a pregnant woman to death Thursday in Perth Amboy.

Benny Pichardo-Santos-Arias is being with charged with two counts of murder.

Police say Esmerelda Cedeno was found dead near Steadman Place. She was 20-years-old and six-months pregnant.

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The baby did not survive.

Police did not describe the relationship between Cedeno and Pichardo-Santos-Arias.

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