By Jaimie Julia Winters
The Prosecutor’s Office Homicide and Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, of Montclair that occurred yesterday, Nov. 12.
Montclair Police discovered Johnson yesterday in the Union Gardens Apartments on Greenwood Avenue where she resided. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:35 a.m., according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti.
No arrests have been made, according to Stephens.
The most recent homicide marks the third woman killed in Montclair this year.
Twenty-year-old Akirah Townes of Orange was stabbed on Hartley Street during the early morning hours on April 27 allegedly by her ex-boyfriend. Ahighah Broomes, 21, also of Orange, turned himself in to police later that day.
Angela Bledsoe, 44, was allegedly shot and killed by her boyfriend, James Ray III, on Oct. 23 in their home at 304 North Mountain Ave. He escaped to Cuba where he was detained at customs and sent back to New Jersey last week.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-846-7432 or 1-877-TIPS-4EC.