SUMMIT — A man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a 28-year-old woman in Newark on Friday.

Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens announced on Saturday the arrest of Ramunas Katkus, of Summit. He is charged with first-degree murder and weapons offenses.

Stephens identified the victim as Angelika Miles, also of Summit. Authorities said she was found on the 500 block of Ferry Street in Newark around 3:45 a.m. Friday morning.

Miles had been stabbed multiple times, according to Stephens. She was pronounced dead at 4:42 a.m.

Investigators believe Miles and Katkus knew each other before the attack, The Daily Voice reported.

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