Screen Shot 2017-06-27 at 14.51.30CAMDEN CITY, NJ (October 3, 2017)Maleia Cole, 33, of Camden, was charged with Murder for the beating death of 35-year-old Jason Lewis, of Camden, on September 2, 2017.

Camden County Police responded to a 9-1-1 call for an aggravated assault on a man at the Pantry One, a food market, on the 2200 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue in Woodlynne. The victim, Jason Lewis, was conscious but bleeding from injuries to his head and face when responding officers arrived on scene. He told the officers that Maleia Cole followed him across the street and into the store while beating him repeatedly with two metal kitchen frying pans. He then told them that she fled in the direction of her residence on the 2100 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue.