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††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: September 24, 2012

 

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Man killed in Perth Amboy

 

††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief Benjamin Ruiz of the Perth Amboy Police Department announced today that authorities are actively investigating the death of a Perth Amboy man, who apparently was stabbed on a city street.

 

Deny Santana-Delora, 20, of Perth Amboy was pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick at 2:05 a.m. today after being stabbed on Madison Avenue between Market and Smith streets in Perth Amboy.

 

The results of an autopsy being performed by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Officer were not immediately available.

 

Police began an investigation after receiving a 911 call on September 23, 2012, at 11:12 p.m., alerting them to the apparent stabbing.

 

Investigator Jeffrey Temple of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office and Detective Gilberto Simao of the Perth Amboy Police Department are investigating.

 

While the motive for the stabbing remains under investigation, police determined that the stabbing was not a random act.

 

No arrests have been made, but the investigation is continuing.

 

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Temple of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3373, or Detective Simao of the Perth Amboy Police Department at (732) 442-4400.