The suspect, a 40-year-old man from Palisades Park, allegedly beat the victim to death during an argument in Ridgefield, New Jersey on Sunday. The exact details about the violent incident have not yet been revealed by law enforcement authorities.
The victim was just 26 years old when he died. His body was found in the area of the Ridgefield Post Office in Ridgefield, New Jersey.
Police detectives investigated the killing and talked to taxi company workers before identifying the suspect. Police then placed the suspect under arrest.
Bergen County prosecutors first charged the suspect with the very serious criminal offense of second degree reckless manslaughter, but those charges were later reduced to third degree aggravated assault.
While the charges against the suspect remain pending, he is being held at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack NJ on a $50,000 bail amount.
For more information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Cab Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Beating, Report Says.”