Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo reported the indictment of a Burlington City man accused of murdering a juvenile and wounding two others in 2016.
A Grand Jury returned a five-count indictment charging Kevin Fentress, 22, with first-degree Murder, third degree Aggravated Assault, fourth degree Aggravated Assault, second degree Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose and second degree Unlawful Possession of Weapons on August 24, 2017.
According to witnesses, on February 28, 2016, Kevin Fentress shot multiple times into a vehicle that was leaving the Inn of the Dove in Cherry Hill after an altercation in a hotel room, hitting the two males, the third victim, a female, was injured as a result of flying glass window. All three victims were seated in the rear of the vehicle.
The juvenile victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 3:37 a.m. The other two victims were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, where they were treated and later released.
Fentress was taken into custody in Marietta, Georgia on May 6, 2016. After his extradition to New Jersey, he was remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility. On June 7, 2017, in accordance with the recent Criminal Justice Reform rules, the court ordered that the defendant be detained without bail pending trial.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released Friday August 25, 2017.