Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington Police Director Joseph Santiago have identified the victims in yesterday’s double homicide in Irvington as: 1. Shanser Singh, age 24; 2.Satnam Singh, age 38. Autopsies performed today indicate that both victims died from stab wounds, according to Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas S. Fennelly of the Homicide Unit.
These deaths have been classified as homicides by the medical examiner. Both males resided at the house on Chancellor Avenue where the incident occurred and worked at nearby gas stations. Both victims were originally from India and there is no indication that the men were related to each other.
This incident remains under active investigation by the Essex County Homicide Task Force. Anyone with information should contact the Homicide Task Force at 877-847-7432.