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N.J. Police Investigate 'Wet' In Fatal Attacks On Children

September 05, 2012  | 

A Camden, N.J., man was charged with murder for allegedly slashing the throat of a 6-year-old Camden boy. Police say he told investigators he was smoking a combination of marijuana and PCP, known as "Wet," just before the killing.

Osvaldo "Popeye" Rivera, 31, was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with murder and attempted murder.

Police say Rivera was trying to sexually assault the boy's 12-year-old sister and the little boy tried to come to her defense. Investigators say Rivera slashed the throats of both children.

Read the full NBC10 Philadelphia story.

Tags: Murder Prosecutions, Crimes Against Children, PCP, Camden (N.J.) PD, Synthetic Marijuana


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