Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a Camden man has admitted in court to fatally shooting a man in the city in 2012.

Paul “PJ” Russell, 35, pleaded guilty on Monday (4/18/16) to first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old Joram R. Wise of Camden.

Wise was found lying dead on the ground in the parking lot of the Crestbury Apartments in Camden at approximately 9:47 p.m. January 10, 2012.

Under the terms of the plea, Russell will be sentenced to 12 years in state prison. He will be required to serve at least 85 percent of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.

Russell, is scheduled to be sentenced May 27 before Superior Court Judge John T. Kelley.

Released Monday, April 18, 2016