A 67-year-old woman was fatally stabbed and was pronounced dead Tuesday morning, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office and the Harrison Police Department.
Victor Temoche, 32, who is the son of Rossa Massoni, the victim who was stabbed, was arrested and has been charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon (the report states a knife), a crime of the fourth degree, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and a crime of the third degree, according to the report released by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.
The Harrison Police Department was notified of a stabbing incident at the Harrison Gardens apartment complex, located on Harrison Avenue between Schuyler and Franklin Avenues at around 1:18 a.m.
Police officers located two female victims in the area outside building number six with multiple stab wounds, according to officials familiar with the matter.
Both victims were transported to University Hospital in Newark. Rosa Massoni, 67, of Harrison, was pronounced dead at 2:02 a.m. The Cause and Manner of Death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office. The second victim, a 50-year-old Harrison resident, remains hospitalized with serious injuries and is in stable condition.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Harrison Police Department are actively investigating this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345.
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