Fugitive NJ dad accused of killing daughter with baseball bat found dead


A New Jersey man wished for allegedly beating his daughter to demise and critically injuring his spouse in a vicious baseball-bat assault has been found dead, authorities stated Tuesday.

The physique of Gregory Kelemen, 57, was found round 11:30 a.m. in a wooded space round a mile from the household’s house in Voorhees, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office stated, according to the Courier Post.

Kelemen was found with “what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” the workplace stated.

The dad was suspected of finishing up the lethal bat assault within the household’s house early Monday, in keeping with a probable-cause assertion.

He allegedly killed his 22-year-old daughter, Katherine Kelemen, after repeatedly placing her with the bat whereas she was in her mattress.

His spouse Sheri Kelemen informed police she awoke when her husband then began beating her with the bat.

Exterior of Kelemen home.
Authorities stated Kelemen fled the Voorhees, New Jersey house earlier than they arrived.

She claimed he was screaming, “I can’t take it anymore!” as he beat her.

The spouse was in a position to ultimately crawl away and name 911, police stated.

Gregory Kelemen
Gregory Kelemen’s physique was found with an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Camden County Prosecutor’s Office

Kelemen’s daughter was rushed to Jefferson University Hospital, the place she died of blunt drive trauma.

His spouse was taken to a special hospital to be handled for accidents to her head and palms.

Authorities stated Kelemen fled the house earlier than they arrived. He was being sought by the US Marshals when his physique was found.