Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Interim Newark Public Safety Director Raul Malave announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal stabbing of Ebony Johnson, 42, of Newark. On Saturday, July 23 at approximately 12:35 am Newark Police discovered the victim on the 400 block of South 15th Street suffering from apparent stab wounds. She was transported to University Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 8:22 am. The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877- 847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.