The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office seeks the public’s help to locate the the suspect wanted in connection with the death of a 39-year-old Jersey City man who was fatally stabbed on New Year’s Day.
According to the HCPO, Darius Evans, 45, of Jersey City, has been charged in relation to the death of Tyrone Haskins who was found with stab wounds to his torso on Ocean Avenue in Jersey City just before 3 a.m. on Jan.1.
Evans is charged with Murder, a crime of the first degree; Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes, a crime of the third degree; and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, a crime of the fourth degree.
On Jan. 1, at approximately 2:45 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of a possible stabbing victim found in the area of 333 Ocean Avenue in Jersey City.
Officers found a man with an apparent stab wound to his torso.
The victim later identified Haskins,39, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center.
He was pronounced dead at approximately 3:20 a.m.
According to the HCPO, anyone who sees Evans should not approach him, but should immediately contact police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201- 915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip on the prosecutor’s office official website at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.
The above charges are merely accusations. The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty