Stabbing in Wildwood – In connection with a verbal dispute that escalated into physical violence over the course of the weekend, an individual who is 18 years old has been charged with murder, attempted murder, and aggravated assault, as reported by the office of the Cape May County Prosecutor. These charges stem from the incident. The occurrence took occurred during the course of the previous weekend.
On June 12, Hightstown resident DaJohn Taylor reportedly brought himself to the Wildwood Police Department and confirmed his guilt, as stated by the authorities. The authorities assert that during the overnight hours of Saturday into Sunday, the police got a call to 911 reporting a disturbance in the region of Magnolia and Atlantic avenues, which is located only a few blocks away from the Wildwood boardwalk. When the police arrived at the location, they reportedly discovered that a man named Kaiden Braithwaite, who was 20 years old and from Cliffwood, had been found dead from numerous stab wounds. According to the officials, the man’s body was located.
According to the findings of a homicide investigation, a group of people were discovered to have been having a verbal disagreement with another group of people who were standing on the porch of a property located along East Magnolia as the first group was passing by the residence. The second group of people were standing on the porch of a property located along East Magnolia while the first group was traveling along East Magnolia.
During the violent altercation that ensued as a result of the argument’s escalation, Braithwaite and two other persons were allegedly stabbed many times by Taylor, according to the officials. One of the people that was hurt was Braithwaite. Following that, according to the authorities, Taylor fled the scene of the incident. “This is an ongoing investigation, and additional charges may be filed,” stated Jeffrey Sutherland, who is the prosecutor for Cape May County.