Emil Fennell gets 17-year sentence for killing over ‘respect’

Shawn Marinnie didn’t respect Emil Fennell enough to put on a mask before he allegedly pulled a gun to rob him, at least that’s how Fennell saw it. So Fennell put on a mask days later and shot Marinnie dead. The illustration of the mentality of Trenton’s gang members came out in Mercer County Superior … Read more →

Trenton member of Bloods street gang pleads guilty to 2011 murder

One alleged gang member admitted Wednesday to killing a member of a rival gang in retaliation for being robbed at gunpoint by the rival only days before in December of 2011. Emil Fennell, 26, told Mercer Superior Court Judge Robert Billmeier he fired three shots into Shawn Marinnie and pumped one more into him when … Read more →

Update: Arrest in Shawn Marrinie murder case

Emil Fennell, 23, of Trenton was arrested in June and charged with the murder of Shawn Marrinie, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. He is held in the Mercer County Correctional Center in lieu of $800,000 bail. There are no scheduled court dates for him. Fennell told … Read more →

Emil Fennell

  • Arrested: June 14, 2012
  • Age: 23
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pled guilty in the Dec. 14, 2011 death of Shawn Marinnie.