Fatal Stabbing of Atlantic City Man


ATLANTIC CITY- An investigation into the fatal stabbing of a 65 year-old man on Sunday afternoon in Atlantic City is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor William Reynolds announced.

On June 5, 2022 at approximately 2:20 pm, Atlantic City Police received an emergency call for a male down at Unit North block of Kentucky Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ.  The male victim, identified as Dwight Hutchinson, 65, of Atlantic City, was located unresponsive.  Medical personnel arrived but were unable to revive Hutchinson. Hutchinson was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An autopsy was completed by the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office and the cause of death was ruled to be injuries sustained by a stab wound.  The manner of death was determined to be homicide.

This continues to be an active and cooperative investigation between the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.

Anyone with information about this shooting or other serious crimes are asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 609-909-7666 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Website at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.

Crime Stoppers: People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

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