Suspect arrested in killing of deli owner in New Jersey

Roberto Ubiera

Authorities have made an arrest in the killing of a deli owner in New Jersey.

55-year-old Tarlok Singh was fatally stabbed Aug. 17 at the Park Deli & Grocery near North Park Street and Burchard Avenue in East Orange.

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrest of 55-year-old Roberto Ubiera of Newark, who has been charged with murder.

Investigators say Ubiera did odd jobs in the deli. A detention hearing will be held on Thursday.

Family members say Singh had a wife and children in India and owned the store in this country to support them.

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