Prosecutor’s Office Identifies 16-Year-Old Victim In Last Night’s Fatal Stabbing In Trenton

June 2, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office has identified a 16-year-old as the victim in last night’s stabbing on Beatty Street.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Wednesday evening in Trenton, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on June 1, 2022, Trenton police responded to a call for a male stabbed in the back in the 800 block of Beatty Street.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim in the street suffering from multiple stab wounds.  He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.  The victim has been identified as Dreiby Osorio, 16, of Trenton.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406.  Information can also be emailed to

Records indicate this was the 12th homicide in Trenton, NJ as of June 2, 2022

Names of the 2022 homicide victims in the City of Trenton:

  1. 2/15/2022 Antwone Barnes, 37, of Trenton, Stabbing
  2. 2/23/2022 Leonardo Fernandez, 32, of Trenton, Stabbing
  3. 3/01/2022 Shimon Nesmith Jr., 19, of Trenton, Shooting
  4. 3/03/2022 Helen Nelson, 73, of Trenton, Physical Assault
  5. 3/15/2022 Albert L. Barnes, 46, of Trenton, Shooting
  6. 3/25/2022 Sequoya Bacon-Jones, 9, of Trenton, Shooting
  7. 3/31/2022 Tahaad Goss, 16, of Trenton, Shooting
  8. 4/07/2022 Jaquir Queen, 26, of Willingboro, Shooting
  9. 4/09/2022 Leroy Davis, 31, of Trenton, Shooting
  10. 5/01/2022 Jamir McNeil, 25 of Trenton, Shooting
  11. 5/22/2022 Ali Abdullah, 25, of Trenton, Shooting
  12. 6/01/2022 Dreiby Osorio, 16, of Trenton, Stabbing

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