Police called to the Mercer Street apartment around 3:40 a.m. Wednesday found a mortally wounded Shatina Adams, 40, authorities said.
She was later pronounced St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, they said.
Moments earlier, 37-year-old Eddie Smith had gone there, got into an argument with Adams and repeatedly stabbed her, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald said in a joint release.
Police found and arrested Smith in the city later that afternoon, they said.
He remained held Thursday in the Passaic County Jail, charged with murder and weapons offenses.
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