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New Brunswick Police arrested a suspect on murder chargers. Photo: Tap Into New Brunswick.

According to Tap Into New Brunswick, city police have arrested and charged a 34-year old New Brunswick man in relation to the stabbing death of 36-year old Barry James of Edison.

The incident took place on Monday, September 12.

The suspect, Rahmaad Howard was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Tap Into reports that police responded to the area of Throop Avenue and Townsend Street at around 6:29 a.m. on Monday where they located James, who had sustained multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Furthermore, police reason that this was not an action of random violence as Howard knew James.

New Brunswick Man Charged with Murder in Connection with Monday's Fatal Stabbing

A 34-year-old New Brunswick man has been charged in connection with the stabbing death of an Edison man that occurred Monday, Sept. 12.