Trenton killer gets 14 years in connection with 2013 homicide

DaShawn Bethea stood solemn in khaki prison garb before a Mercer County Judge as he received a sentence of 14 years in the death of 61-year-old Berkley McDaniel in June of 2013 on Friday. The 27-year-old was sentenced in accordance with a negotiated plea deal for manslaughter and aggravated assault in two violent cases in … Read more →

Trenton killer accepts two-for-one plea

Prosecutors must be throwing a fall blowout sale after a Trenton man essentially paid for one crime and got another free in murder and attempted murder cases. Dashawn Bethea admitted Thursday to aggravated manslaughter and aggravated assault in two violent cases in Trenton and will spend less than two decades behind bars under terms of … Read more →

Dashawn Bethea declines plea deal, will stand trial in 2013 murder

A Trenton man is expected to take his case to trial rather than accept an offer from prosecutors that would require him to spend 30 years in prison for murder. Dashawn Bethea, 25, is accused of firing a .40 caliber handgun into a crowd on the 400 block of Stuyvesant Avenue on June 9, 2013 … Read more →

Dashawn Bethea

  • Arrested: Jan. 16, 2014
  • Age: 24
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Unknown

Suspected in the June 9, 2013, death of Berkley McDaniel.