Atlantic City Woman Charged in Stabbing Death of Man

A 34-year-old Atlantic City woman has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

Authorities charged Khaleeia Bass, 34, of Atlantic City, with First degree Murder, Third degree Possession of a Knife for an Unlawful Purpose in connection with the fatal stabbing of 37-year-old Kenneth Fenwick Jr., who police believes had been a domestic relationship.

According to officials, on Nov. 1st, Absecon Police received a 911 call at approximately 8:25 p.m., in reference to a man who had been stabbed inside a residence at 513 Clayton Avenue in Absecon.

The man - later identified as Fenwick - was transported to AtlantiCare Medical Center City Campus where he died from his injuries.

Police say Bass was processed on the charges today and is lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility. Bass’ first appearance and detention hearing are scheduled for Nov. 7th.

These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.