An elderly Cumberland County man succumbed to his injuries after being stabbed multiple times in his home by an intruder Friday night.
Eighty-five-year-old Eugene Cabinowski died shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, less than 24 hours after police discovered him in his Laurel Lake, N.J. residence.
The victim told police, who arrived at his home around 11:45 p.m. Friday, that he answered the door for the male intruder, who then entered his home.
After the assault, the intruder fled the scene in the victim's 2001 black Hyundai sedan, officials say.
Cabinowski was flown to Cooper University Hospital in Camden and underwent emergency surgery, but doctors were unable to save him.
Police detained a suspect. described as a white male in his 30s. Investigators are currently interviewing the suspect, but have not yet filed any charges.
Police are asking anyone with any information to contact the Port Norris Barracks at 856-785-0036.