Sussex County man pleads guilty to attempted murder of friend

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man has entered a guilty plea to attempted murder, the prosecutor’s office said.

Stephen Glasser, 21, of Wantage allegedly pled of guilty on Tuesday to one count of first-degree attempted murder.

During the early morning hours of July 16, 2017, Glasser entered the home of his friend and then had an altercation.

The altercation escalated and Glasser stabbed his friend 7 times in the abdomen and back with a knife.

The victim’s parents were home and were awakened by the altercation.  They were able to intercede and pull Glasser off their son.

The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center where he received surgery to repair internal trauma.

The case was investigated by the New Jersey State Police and the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Glasser was represented by Joseph Corazza, Esq.

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