Teaneck NJ Man Faces Murder Charges, Allegedly Killed Mother, Brother
A Teaneck New Jersey man has been charged with murder for allegedly stabbing his mother and brother during an argument.
According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the tragic events stemmed from a fight between the 60-year-old suspect and his 52-year-old brother at a Ward Plaza home they reportedly shared.
At some point during the fight, things escalated and became violent. The suspect allegedly brandished a knife and fatally stabbed his brother. The brothers’ 84-year-old mother, who was at the residence during the argument, was also killed.
Teaneck NJ police received a report of an altercation and immediately dispatched officers to the residence. Teaneck police officers were joined at the scene by officers with the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office.
Law enforcement conducted an investigation and ultimately decided to place the suspect under arrest.
If the suspect is eventually convicted of first degree murder, he faces the most severe penalties in the NJ Criminal Code. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3, murder is a first degree felony that carries a potential punishment of life imprisonment in New Jersey State Prison, with a minimum mandatory term of incarceration of 30 years.
To learn more about this case, view the NJ.com article entitled “2 Stabbed in Teaneck Home, Report Says.”