CAMDEN CITY, NJ (November 18, 20170--On Friday, November 17, 2017, Samuel Lopez, 20, of Camden, was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the murder of 34-year-old Jose Franco, also of Camden. The sentence was imposed that afternoon by the Honorable John Kelley, J.S.C. Lopez is required to serve approximately 38 years and 4 months of the sentence before he is eligible for parole.
Samuel Lopez was taken into custody in Florida by the U.S. Marshals on December 10, 2015 after he fled the scene.
Released November 18, 2017