Suspect Charged for June Stabbing in Atlantic City

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – A 32-year-old Atlantic City man has been charged and taken into custody in connection with a June 5, 2022, stabbing in Atlantic City. It is alleged that George Harrell stabbed Dwight Hutchinson on the unit block North Kentucky Avenue in Atlantic City. Harrell was arrested without incident on August 31, 2022, by the United Stated Marshal’s Service.

On June 5, 2022, at approximately 2:20 p.m., the Atlantic City Police Department responded to a 911 call for an unresponsive male on the unit block North Kentucky Avenue. Dwight Hutchinson was found lying on the ground and was unresponsive. Medical personnel were unable to revive him. An autopsy was performed on Mr. Hutchinson where it was determined the cause of death was the result of a stab wound to the chest and the manner of death was homicide. This incident is being investigated by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.

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