Son Charged with Stabbing Father in Double-Deadly Arson in Jamesburg


JAMESBURG, NJ – Two our bodies discovered within the ashes of a home hearth have been stabbed to demise by a borough man, authorities mentioned Friday.

Jaree D. Kitchen, 21, has been arrested and charged with homicide and aggravated arson in a hearth at his father’s dwelling on Sheridan Avenue on Wednesday, in response to a press launch from Middlesex County Performing Prosecutor Christie L. Bevacqua and Chief James J. Craparotta of the Jamesburg Police Division.

The deceased victims have been positioned throughout the hearth and considered one of them has been recognized as Clifford Kitchen, 53.

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The opposite sufferer’s identification is pending optimistic identification.

The Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Workplace carried out the autopsies and located that each victims sustained stab wounds. The style of demise for each victims was dominated murder, police mentioned.

Kitchen has been charged with two counts of first-degree homicide, aggravated arson within the second diploma, hindering his personal prosecution within the third diploma, possession of a weapon for an illegal goal within the third diploma and destroying bodily proof within the fourth diploma.

He’s being held on the Middlesex County Grownup Corrections Heart pending a Detention Listening to scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 13.

The investigation is energetic and is continuous. Anybody with info is requested to name Detective Sgt. Jason Muller of the Jamesburg Police Division at 732-521-0011 or Det. Deon McCall of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Workplace at 732-745-3848.