Prosecutor’s office: 14-year-old stabbed man to death in Newark apartment

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a 14-year-old from Newark has been charged with murder in a fatal stabbing.

News 12 Staff

May 26, 2021, 9:49 AM

Updated 1,058 days ago

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The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a 14-year-old from Newark has been charged with murder in a fatal stabbing.
According to prosecutors, the teen stabbed Jorge Martinez, 55, last Friday in his apartment on Parker Street.
The name of the teenager is not being released because of his age. They are also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.


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