Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that the Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Kearny Police Department are investigating the death of a 34-year-old man that occurred early this morning, Tuesday, September 20, 2022.
Suarez says at approximately 5:45 a.m., the Kearny Police Department received a 911 call regarding an individual lying on the ground in the area of Belgrove Drive and Afton Street. Responding officers located a male victim – later identified as Corey McFadden – with multiple, apparent stab wounds to the lower body. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:20 a.m.
The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Kearny Police Department are actively investigating this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.