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Murder/double stabbing suspect arrested in New Jersey

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Posted at 4:30 PM, Oct 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-12 06:43:31-04

A suspect has been arrested in the murder/double stabbing of an 80-year-old and 60-year-old on Oct. 10.

Raheem Newman, 25, of the 2500 block of W. Lafayette Avenue was arrested in Somerset County, New Jersey. 

Around 11:35 p.m. Sunday, a 60-year-old and 80-year-old woman were stabbed in a domestic incident, according to police. The 60-year-old woman died and the 80-year-old remains in critical condition. 

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The 60-year-old woman was identified as Sharon Dorsey, the 80-year-old is her mother. 

According to police, upon extradition, Newman will be charged with first degree murder, first degree attempted murder and numerous assault charges. 

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