Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a Camden man has admitted in court to fatally stabbing a woman in the city in 2013.
Charles Sheppard, 26, pleaded guilty on Tuesday (4/12/16) to first-degree murder in the death of 38-year-old Rhonda Scott of Camden.
Scott was stabbed to death in an abandoned residence on the 1700 block of Tioga Street in Camden at approximately 6:42 p.m. on February 8, 2013. She was stabbed multiple times and was then set on fire. The cause of death was the stab wounds.
Under the terms of the plea, Sheppard will be sentenced to 30 years in state prison without being eligible parole.
Sheppard is scheduled to be sentenced June 3 before Superior Court Judge Kathleen Delaney.
Released Wednesday, April 13, 2016.