Passaic man arrested in 1997 attempted murder

Passaic police found a victim injured after being stabbed multiple times on September 1997, according to prosecutors.

Lanette Espy

Mar 22, 2024, 4:10 PM

Updated 26 days ago

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An arrest was made Tuesday in an attempted murder case from over two decades ago.
Passaic County prosecutors say 77-year-old Ramon Florentino Siri, of Passaic, was arrested in connection to a stabbing that happened on September 1997.
According to prosecutors, Passaic police found a victim injured from being stabbed multiple times near the intersection of Henry Street and Leonard Place.
Officials say the victim, who was not named, was transported to St. Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson. They say Siri was charged for the stabbing back then but never arrested until recently.
He's facing attempted murder, aggravated assault and weapons charges.
Anyone with additional information related to this incident is asked to contact the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Passaic Police Department 973-365-3900.


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