Camden County Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk says Matthew Shields, 23, of Westville, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Monday.
Over a period of three months, prosecutors say the defendant “beat the child from head to toe,” using a blow torch to punish him and burning his feet so badly he couldn’t walk.
Police say a 31-year-old man was found beaten to death inside a car in the city’s Wissinoming section early Saturday morning.
A Wallingford man waived a preliminary hearing and has been ordered to trial for the November 2012 beating death of his 6-year-old nephew.
A 37-year-old Delaware County man has been arrested and charged in the beating death of his 6-year-old nephew in early November.
Police have arrested a suspect in the beating death of an elderly neighbor of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter last fall.
CBS Philly has learned a suspect has been arrested in connection to the beating death of a pregnant woman outside Philadelphia traffic court. Sources say the suspect was picked up by police Wednesday.