A man from Millville has been charged with murder in connection to a double stabbing last month that left a wife dead and her husband severely wounded.

The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office says 36-year-old Zachary M. Adamo was arrested on Wednesday and charged with the following:

  • First-degree murder
  • First-degree attempted murder
  • Second-degree aggravated assault
  • Second-degree burglary
  • Two counts of third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose
  • Fourth-degree charges of unlawful possession of a weapon, tampering with evidence, obstruction, and contempt of a court order

During the early morning hours of July 28th, authorities allege that Adamo entered a home on the 600 block of Ridgewood Drive in Vineland and stabbed 60-year-old Sharon Taylor and her husband, 51-year-old James Taylor.

Ridgewood Drive in Vineland NJ - Photo: Google Maps
Ridgewood Drive in Vineland NJ - Photo: Google Maps

Sharon Taylor died while James Taylor was hospitalized at Cooper Hospital with serious injuries.

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Adamo is being held in the Cumberland County Jail pending a detention hearing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Christopher Fixler with the Vineland Police Department at (856) 691-4111.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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