Mathew Mortimer of Bayonne Dies After Being Stabbed Multiple Times on Avenue C


Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, just before 3:30 p.m., members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to 1095 Avenue C between 53rd and 54th Streets in Bayonne on reports of a stabbing.

Responding officers found a male victim in the building vestibule with multiple stab wounds. The victim, later identified as Mathew Mortimer, age 29, of Bayonne, was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Mortimer was pronounced deceased at approximately 4:15 p.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 Bayonne Police Department are actively investigating this case. No arrests have been made at this time. 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: All information will be kept confidential.