Teenager Stabbed to Death in New Jersey

Authorities locked down part of the neighborhood near the crime scene Monday morning

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    Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenager in northern New Jersey, authorities said.

    Officers and crime scene investigators locked down part of a neighborhood in Little Falls after they found the teenager's body early Monday. 

    David Weinstein said he awoke to police knocking at his front door around 2 a.m. They told him he should dress and leave his home immediately as a safety precaution.  

    Yellow caution tape roped off the area and plainclothes detectives were seen carrying brown bags of evidence out of a home on Jacobus Avenue throughout the morning.

    -Sheldon Dutes contributed to this report

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