Prosecutor’s office: Man charged with attempted murder in Seaside Park to remain detained pending trial

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a man from Seaside Heights charged with attempted murder will remain detained pending trial.

News 12 Staff

Jul 20, 2022, 10:47 AM

Updated 696 days ago

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The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a man from Seaside Heights charged with attempted murder will remain detained pending trial.
Porfirio Serrano-Cruz, 38 will remain detained in the Ocean County Jail pending trial on the charge of attempted murder in connection with a stabbing that occurred back on June 30 in Seaside Park.
Police responded to a residence on O Street around 5:15 a.m. in response to a 911 call, where the caller stated someone had broken into his residence and tried to kill him. Officers found a 39-year-old male victim with multiple stab wounds to the arms, chest, abdomen and groin. The victim was air-lifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. He is listed in critical but stable condition.
An investigation determined Serrano-Cruz was the person responsible for the stabbing of the victim.  He was located in Seaside Heights and taken into custody, without incident, by police.
Serrano-Cruz has also been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, among other charges.


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