Homeless Man Pleads Not Guilty in New Jersey Shopping Center Stab Death

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    Authorities say a homeless man stabbed one man to death and seriously injured another during an altercation at a northern New Jersey shopping center. Roseanne Colletti reports.

    A homeless man has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a stabbing that left one man dead and another injured at a shopping center in northern New Jersey.

    Authorities say 61-year-old Henry Werner killed 67-year-old Paul Baker and wounded 80-year-old Clarence Wispelwey who came to Baker's aid during Monday's attack at Richfield Shopping Center in Clifton.

    An off-duty Nutley police officer tackled Werner and disarmed him.

    Werner's attorney entered a not guilty plea on his behalf Thursday to murder, criminal weapons possession, aggravated assault with a weapon and attempted murder charges.

    Werner remains held on $500,000 bail and the case has been referred to a grand jury.

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