A West New York man has been charged with fatally stabbing his 25-year-old roommate early Sunday morning, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Edman Arnulfo Chipix, 20, of West New York, was charged with murder, possession of a weapon (knife) for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon (knife).
Chipix, a roommate of the victim, William Chipix Simon, will be housed at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny pending his first appearance.
Yesterday at approximately 5:15 a.m., the West New York Police Department responded to the area of 6414 Dewey Ave. on a report of an injured man.
The responding police officers found an unresponsive male victim in an apartment at that location with an apparent stab wound to his upper torso.
The injured male, later identified as Chipix Simon was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 5:30 a.m. on February 6, 2022. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit for the investigation and arrest with the assistance of the West New York Police Department.