As celebrations go, this one may be rather unusual. And, it’s not like there’s a party going on. However, if you are Cumberland County, NJ, having no murders reported during a month is big news.
Prior to September 2014, Cumberland County reported at least one homicide every month in 2014. In fact, there were four murders reported in August – the number of homicides that occurred in Cumberland County, NJ in all of 2013.
So far, 15 people have been killed here in the first three quarter of 2014. Six murders occurred in Bridgeton, four in Millville, two in Vineland, two in Commercial Township and one in Fairfield Township. While police did respond to two deaths in September in Cumberland County, neither was ruled suspicious.
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