Middlesex County News

Perth Amboy Man Fatally Stabbed

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Benjamin Ruiz of the Perth Amboy Police Department announced today that detectives are actively investigating the fatal stabbing of a city man who was found dead in his apartment.

Jean Carlos Morel, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:40 p.m. on December 7, 2014 after police were dispatched to his second-floor apartment on Smith Street in Perth Amboy.

An autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office determined today that the victim had been fatally stabbed.

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No arrests have been made, but an investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Andreea Capraru of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-8891, or Detective Sandy Rivera of the Perth Amboy Police Department at (732) 324-3856

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