Authorities: 1 dead, 3 hurt in stabbing outside Plainfield nightclub

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Authorities say one person was killed and three others were hurt in a stabbing outside of a Plainfield nightclub early Sunday morning.

Plainfield police responded to a report of a stabbing at the Chez Maree nightclub on Watchung Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. There they found four men with stab wounds.

One of the men was pronounced dead. His identity is being withheld pending the notification of his family.

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The three other men were hospitalized.

The stabbing is under investigation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force, Plainfield police and the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

Union County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the case. Tips can be given anonymously by phone at 908-654-TIPS (8477) or at UCTip.org.

 

 

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