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Paterson Police Department Arrest Murder Suspect


Paterson, NJ –On May 5, 2017 at on or about 2:30 am the Paterson Police Department and Paterson EMS along with St. Joseph’s Hospital ALS responded to 410 Market on a report of a person stabbed. Upon their arrival the officers observed a Hispanic Male covered in blood, and transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Paterson Police D/Lt. Dan Rooney, D/Sgt. Joe Delgado, Det. Benny Ramos, Det. Jason English, Det. Mary Martinez along with Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office Det. Sabrina McKoy, responded to the scene and began a homicide investigation into the death of Jose E. Barriga age: 48.

Detectives of the Paterson Police Department and Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office proceeded to continue their investigation conducting multiple interviews and re-constructing Mr. Barriga’s contacts before his death. 

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During the course of their investigation detectives had identified and charged Segundo Paul Ocon age: 37 as the perpetrator of the stabbing death. 

On May 11, 2017 detectives of the Paterson Police Department and Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office working with the US Marshal’s Office arrested Segundo Paul Ocon at 7:00 am at 724 E. 27th St. without incident. 

Segundo Paul Ocon age: 37 was charged with, murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose

Anyone that may have any information regarding this incident please contact D/Sgt. Joe Delgado, Det. Benny Ramos, Det. Jason English, Det. Mary Martinez, Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and Det. Sabrina McKoy, at the Paterson Police Detective Bureau 973-321-1120.

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