JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police on Sunday have been investigating the suspicious loss of life of a person recognized and beloved by means of many in his Jersey City group.
The guy’s frame used to be discovered at a park around the boulevard from the place he lived. Neighbors on Manhattan Avenue inform CBS2’s Lisa Rozner the 77-year-old sufferer used to be named Tony Bello.
Known by means of many as Coach B after training and being concerned with the native little league at Pershing Field Park, Bello used to be additionally a instructor at St. Nicholas Church.
Neighbors say they heard an ambulance and police sirens out of doors round 7:30 am. They got here out of doors to discover a crime scene within the park, the place Bello’s frame used to be reportedly discovered on one of the crucial benches.
Sources inform CBS2 Bello’s loss of life is being probed as a deadly stabbing. Neighbors say it used to be a day by day morning regimen for him to stroll within the park, snatch a espresso, learn a paper, and smoke a cigarette.
Described as a pleasant guy who all the time went out of his method to mentor native youths, individuals who knew Bello say the can’t perceive why any person would need to hurt him.
“He was always so friendly to everyone with us and the woman who used to live there,” Jersey City resident Mariah DeBenedetto mentioned. He all the time sat out he by no means troubled any one. I don’t perceive.”
“I feel so bad for his wife and his sons and his daughter, his grandsons he loved them and we loved Mr. Bello,” neighbor Jorainey Quinton mentioned. “It’s heartbreaking, it’s so sad.”
Bello’s circle of relatives informed CBS2’s Lisa Rozner they have been too distraught to talk about Tony’s loss of life, which stays underneath investigation by means of the Homicide Unit of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.