A man was found dead on Martin Street Saturday evening, according to the Paterson Police Department.
Wiliams Vasconello, 30-year-old, a resident of Crooks Avenue, was found dead at around 8 p.m. on Saturday, when officers responded to a call on Martin Street. “Upon their arrival, they discovered one male deceased. This has been ruled a homicide,” according to police. It is not yet clear how the victim died or what motivated the suspect to murder him.
The family of Vasconello is awaiting the medical examiner’s report to figure out the circumstances that led to the death, according to a relative of the victim.
Esteban Castillo, 33-year-old, a resident of Martin Street, was arrested for the murder of Vasconello. And the suspect has been charged with murder and weapon possession.
Correction: previously it was stated that the victim was shot by the suspect; however, the victim was not shot.