Arrest made in NJ fatal stabbing

November 8, 2008 1:29:03 PM PST
Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Burlington City Police Chief John Lazzarotti, Jr. announced Saturday that a Philadelphia man has been arrested for the November 2 fatal stabbing behind a High Street business. Andre P. Scott, 25, of Waln Street in Philadelphia, was charged with murder for the stabbing death of Roy E. Davis Jr., 18, of MacDougal Street in Brooklyn.

Davis was stabbed at approximately 8 p.m. on November 2 behind the Exit 5 Studios at 451 High Street.

Davis and Scott were acquaintances. They had been inside the studio recording a CD prior to the stabbing.

Davis was pronounced dead at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro at approximately 9:10 p.m. An autopsy revealed that Davis died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

Scott was arrested Friday afternoon in Philadelphia. He is awaiting extradition to New Jersey.

The homicide was investigated by detectives from the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office Major Crimes Unit and the Burlington City Police Department.

Anyone with helpful information about this case is asked to call the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office at the following number: BCPO Major Crimes Unit, Normal Business Hours, 609-265-5058

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