Authorities: Man charged with murder in connection to fatal stabbing; suspect knew the victim

Authorities have announced a man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal stabbing Monday in New Brunswick.

News 12 Staff

Sep 14, 2022, 9:48 AM

Updated 582 days ago

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Authorities have announced a man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal stabbing Monday in New Brunswick.
Authorities responded around 6:29 a.m. to the area of Throop Avenue and Townsend Street following the report of a stabbing.
Police located Barry James, 36, of Edison, who sustained multiple stab wounds. James was pronounced dead at a hospital.
An investigation identified Rahmaad Howard, 34, of New Brunswick, as the perpetrator. It was not a random act of violence, as Howard knew the victim.
He was arrested without incident in New Brunswick and charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.


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