(EAST ORANGE, NJ) – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Police Director Domingos Saldida announced today that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal beating of Waali Bailey, 45, of East Orange.

On Wednesday, June 10  Bailey was severely beaten in the 400 block of 4th Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:21 p.m.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is active and ongoing. 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. Calls will be kept confidential.

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