Murder mystery in Trenton

April 7, 2009 7:04:28 AM PDT
Trenton Police are trying to find a woman they think could be linked to the murder of a 51-year-old man Monday.

James Clark was found dead early Monday morning after a neighbor called Trenton Police after hearing a dispute, according to investigators. Clark's body was found on the third floor of a residence on the 100 block of Mercer Street in Trenton.

Police think Clark died of a stab wound, but an autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death.

Detectives are trying to find a woman who was photographed near the area of the murder. She is believed to be in the Trenton or Philadelphia areas. According to police, the woman is:

  • 5' 6" tall
  • 140 to 150 pounds
  • possibly suffering from a cut wound on her right hand
Anyone who might know this woman, or know where she is, is asked to call Trenton Police Department Communication Center at 609-989-4170, The Criminal Investigation Bureau at 609-989-4155, The Confidential Tip-line at 609-989-3663, or Acting Detective Sergeant Edgar Rios at 609-468-4958 or Lieutenant Christopher Doyle at 609-802-7135 of the Trenton Police Department Homicide Unit. You may also email Detective Rios at

You can also call Crime Stoppers of Greater Trenton with any information for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identification of the suspect(s). Callers can contact "Crime Stoppers" at (609) 278-8477 (TIPS).

You can get the latest crime statistics from the Philadelphia Police by CLICKING HERE for the force's crime data mapping site.

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