A teenager was arrested and charged in a deadly stabbing inside a laundromat in National Park, New Jersey.
On Tuesday, shortly before 6:30 p.m., police responded to the National Park Laundromat on Columbia Boulevard for a report of a stabbing. When they arrived they found Xavier Byrd, 19, of Deptford Township, New Jersey, suffering from a stab wound.
Byrd was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries Wednesday at 9:18 a.m.
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Byrd’s death was ruled a homicide and investigators identified a 16-year-old teen from Woodbury, New Jersey, as the suspect. The teen was arrested and charged with murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and possession of a weapon. The teen will be held in the Lakeland Juvenile Detention Center pending court proceedings.
If you have any additional information on the incident, please call Detective Warren Rivell of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-685-7396 or Detective Frank Mullin of the West Deptford Police Department at 856-381-1170.
You can also email the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.