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Prosecutors: Son Fatally Stabs Father in New Jersey Apartment

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    Prosecutors: Son Fatally Stabs Father in New Jersey Apartment

    What to Know

    • Authorities say a man stabbed his father to death in a northern New Jersey apartment the son shares with his mother

    • Essex County prosecutors say murder and weapons charges were filed Wednesday against 24-year-old Josiah Correa

    • Prosecutors say 51-year-old Jose Correa, of Woodland Park, was stabbed multiple times around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Montclair apartment

    Authorities say a man stabbed his father to death in a northern New Jersey apartment the son shares with his mother.

    Essex County prosecutors say murder and weapons charges were filed Wednesday against 24-year-old Josiah Correa, a day after the attack occurred in Montclair.

    Prosecutors say 51-year-old Jose Correa, of Woodland Park, was stabbed multiple times around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday at the apartment. He was pronounced dead there a short time later.

    Authorities have not disclosed a possible motive or provide other details about the stabbing. No other injuries were reported.

    It wasn't known Thursday if Josiah Correa has retained an attorney.

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