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Gloucester Township Police Department
Tuesday September 18th, 2018 :: 10:07 a.m. EDT

Advisory

#GTPD Media Advisory: MAN CHARGED IN GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP HOMICIDE – SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

Shawn Randolph, 45, of Blackwood (Gloucester Township) was charged with killing his older brother, Mark Randolph, whom he had been living with.

Gloucester Township Police responded to a call on Saturday afternoon regarding an unconscious male at the Hilltop Court Apartment complex on the Black Horse Pike. The victim, Mark Randolph, was found deceased inside of his apartment with signs of blunt trauma to his face and neck. During the investigation, detectives learned that Shawn Randolph had allegedly been inside of the victim’s apartment early Saturday.

Shawn Randolph was charged with first degree Murder on September 16, 2018, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle.

Shawn Randolph was arrested yesterday at approximately 12:04 p.m. by the Philadelphia Police Department on the 800 block of Porter Street in South Philadelphia without incident. He was transported to the Philadelphia Police department and is awaiting extradition to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a pretrial detention hearing. Under Criminal Justice Reform rules, the court may order he be detained or released with conditions.

All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

Released Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

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Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle reported the body of a man was discovered on September 15, 2018.

Gloucester Township Police responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding an unconscious male at the Hilltop Court Apartment complex on the Black Horse Pike on Saturday at approximately 1:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found the victim, Mark Randolph, 50, unresponsive inside of his apartment with signs of blunt trauma to his body. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. No charges or arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Chris Sarson at (856) 225-8640 or Gloucester Township Police Detective Brian Farrell at (856) 228-4500.

Information may also be emailed to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org.

Released Sunday, September 16, 2018.

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Gloucester Township Police Department
1261 Chews Landing Rd
Gloucester Township, NJ 08021

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