Prosecutor’s office probes fatal stabbing of man found inside apartment

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a 41-year-old man was found fatally stabbed Tuesday morning in his apartment in East Orange.

News 12 Staff

Oct 5, 2022, 10:01 AM

Updated 560 days ago

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The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a 41-year-old man was found fatally stabbed Tuesday morning in his apartment in East Orange.
Police were called to the 200 block of South Burnett Street to check on the welfare of a man, Kenneth Wilkerson Jr. But when police arrived, they found him suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:30 a.m.
No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor's Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.


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