Authorities: 31-year-old man killed during fight in Paterson

Authorities said the victim was found unresponsive inside a basement apartment.

Lanette Espy

Apr 1, 2024, 4:22 PM

Updated 14 days ago

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A fight turned deadly in Paterson early Monday morning, according to authorities.
Passaic County prosecutors say police responded to the area of Straight Street and 16th Avenue around 2 a.m. for a reported fight.
They say an unidentified 31-year-old man was found unresponsive inside a basement apartment. He later died.
There is no word on any arrests. Prosecutors say more information will be released when it becomes available.
The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office asks anyone with additional information regarding the incident to contact call 1-877-370-PCPO, email tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.


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