A $7 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit against two defunct Philadelphia nightclubs stemming from the January 2012 beating death of a Temple University graduate in the historic Old City section of the city.
Kenneth Enriquez-Santiago was sentenced to 2-5 years in prison, and co-defendant Steven Ferguson, who delivered the fatal blow to Kevin Kless, has been sentenced to 5-10 years in prison.
Attorneys for the two remaining defendants in the beating death of 23-year-old Kevin Kless in Old City early last year say guilty pleas are expected today.
Authorities say Felix Carrillo was involved in the initial confrontation with victim Kevin Kless but did not deliver the fatal blow.
Kerri Holland testified that she and victim Kevin Kless were walking arm-in-arm when Kless was pulled away from her by two men who attacked from behind and started beating Kless on the head.
Philadelphia police say they are 100% sure that they have the right suspects in custody in the beating death of Kevin Kless earlier this month near Independence Mall. But initial descriptions were way off.
Philadelphia Police arrested three suspects who are being held on charges related to the fatal beating of a recent college graduate trying to hail a cab in Philadelphia’s historic district.
Police continue to ask for the public’s help as they try to find the men involved in a deadly beating in Old City last weekend. And the reward for information continues to grow.
The City of Philadelphia has posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the savage beating death of 23-year-old Kevin Kless early Saturday morning. The Philadelphia FOP added $5,000 more.
An emotional Mayor Nutter said he had “a very heartfelt” phone conversation with Kendall Kless in upstate New York, in which he expressed his condolences for the beating death of her son Kevin, 23.
Kevin Kless had moved to Philadelphia for a new job only two months ago when police say he was beaten to death in Old City. His father, John Kless, spoke with Eyewitness News on the phone from his New York home. John Kless is begging for the public’s help.