Task Force Investigating Stabbing Death

The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating the stabbing death of a woman that occurred earlier this evening, announced Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr.

Around 5:10p.m. police were summoned to 316 East 7th Street in Plainfield. When they arrived they found the victim on the scene suffering from multiple stab wounds, said Cernadas. A suspect was taken into custody and charges are currently pending.

At this point it appears to be an act of domestic violence, said Cernadas. The name of the victim will be released pending notification of her family. This remains an active investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.