Plainfield Man Stabbed To Death

PLAINFIELD — Authorities are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 36-year-old Plainfield man, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

On Saturday, June 29, at approximately 5:45p.m., the Plainfield Police Department received a call about a man with a knife at an address on the 700 block of West Front Street. Prior to their arrival, police received another call about a man being stabbed at that location.

When they arrived, police found Ricardo Castro suffering from a stab wound. He was airlifted to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 7:09 p.m.

The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating the events leading up to the stabbing and who is responsible, according to the prosecutor’s office. Authorities are asking anyone who may information about this homicide to call Detective Mike Fong of the Homicide Task Force at 908-527-4695.

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