18-Year-Old Man Stabbed to Death at Carteret Corner

CARTERET, NJ—Authorities announced they are searching for "one or more individuals" who were involved in a stabbing that killed an 18-year-old Carteret man. 

The victim, Nelson Delgado, was pronounced dead at 3:08 a.m. on September 20 at University Hospital in Newark.

Police had been dispatched to the scene of the crime, the corner of Pershing and Pulaski Avenues, where they found the victim at 2:06 a.m.

According to an official press release on the stabbing, an investigation by Detective Thomas O’Connor of the Carteret Police Department (CPD) and Detective Joseph Chesseri of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) "is active and is continuing."

New Brunswick Today obtained the press release despite all of our reporters being removed from the MCPO's press list in February.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective O’Connor of the CPD at (732) 541-3863, or Detective Chesseri of the MCPO at (732) 745-3115.

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