NEWARK, NJ(CBSNewYork) — Authorities in New Jersey are investigating the stabbing death of a man in Newark, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Morris Lee, 64, of Orange was found stabbed inside of a Sanford Avenue apartment. He was transported to University Hospital and pronounced dead at 11:30 on Friday night, according to authorities.

Police officers responding to the incident detained Earl Fauntleroy, 65, of Newark and charged him with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

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