Atlantic City Fatal Stabbing Under Investigation


ATLANTIC CITY- Following a physical altercation Saturday night near the intersection of Pennsylvania and Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, an investigation is continuing into a fatal stabbing by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, at approximately 11:29 p.m., Atlantic City Police officers responded to a 911 call, reporting that two men were stabbed at 1102 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City.  Both men were transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Division and after undergoing surgery, Anthony Warfield, 25, died from his wounds.  The second victim has been treated and released from the hospital.

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Jaheel Ryan, 27, of Willingboro, is charged with first degree Robbery in connection to this incident. Ryan is lodged at the Atlantic County Justice Facility, awaiting a detention hearing.

The Atlantic City Police Department’s ACHILES Surveillance Center located at the Clayton B. Graham Public Safety Building was instrumental in assisting with this investigation.

An autopsy of Warfield was completed today and the cause of death is a stab wound to the left chest and the manner of death is homicide.


This stabbing death remains under investigation at this time.

Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

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