Camden County, NJ, Man Charged With Murder Following Stabbing
A man from Camden County has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing.
Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Berlin Borough Police Chief Millard Wilkinson say 33-year-old John Teresa of Berlin has been charged with first-degree murder, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon.
Authorities say Teresa walked into the Berlin Boro police department just before 9:00 Tuesday morning, which lead officers to visit his home on Kerhart Avenue. There, they found 38-year-old David Schwartzburt of Lindenwold dead in the basement with a stab wound to his chest. A knife was recovered around the scene, according to police
Anyone with information that may be able to help police with this investigation is urged to contact the Camden County Prosecutor's Office at (856) 225-8643. Tips can also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.