CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A second suspect has admitted a role in the brutal 2010 slaying of a couple in Camden.
Twenty-year-old Darryl Pierre of Merchantville pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of aggravated manslaughter.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Fed Up With City's Gun Violence Problem, Says He'll Be Happy When He's Not Mayor
He admitted to helping kill and cover up the deaths of 18-year-old Muriah Huff, of Cinnaminson, and 23-year-old Michael Hawkins, of Mount Holly.
The couple was killed Feb. 22, 2010 after being tortured. Authorities said Pierre was a member of the Bloods gang and that the gang had a dispute with Hawkins, who was believed to have been a member of the rival Crips.READ MORE: Philadelphia Fourth Of July Shooting: $20,000 Reward Offered In Shooting That Injured 2 Police Officers During Fireworks Show On Ben Franklin Parkway
He’s expected to receive a 30-year prison sentence.
There are nine other defendants in the case. One, 14-year-old Shatara Carter, pleaded guilty to a role in the killing. The others are awaiting trial.
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