Camden records 58th murder, ties with 1995 record
November 12, 2012By Associated Press
Photos by Kimberly Paynter
New Jersey's most dangerous city has tied its record for the most murders in one year.
Camden recorded its 58th slaying on Friday, when 45-year-old Gregory Holder of Cherry Hill died from injuries suffered in a Nov. 2 beating.
Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk says two men attacked Holder in the area of Broadway and Berkley streets after they argued with him over an apparent drug transaction.
Holder's death, announced Saturday, ties the murder record set in 1995. No arrests have been made in his slaying.
Camden, across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, continually ranks as one of the nation's most dangerous cities.