Trenton man gets life imprisonment for murdering Chevin Burgess and torching victim’s body

Convicted murderer Calier Samad is serving a life sentence at Trenton’s state prison while a co-defendant in the case has received a significantly less severe punishment. Samad, 31, of Trenton, was sentenced last month to 75 years of incarceration for murdering 22-year-old Chevin Burgess during the commission of a 2014 armed robbery and setting the … Read more →

Trenton man charged in 2014 murder has a month to accept plea deal

One of two men charged in connection with the shooting death of Chevin Burgess has until next month to decide whether he will accept prosecutors’ plea offer or head to trial. Joeryan Foreman, 23, is accused of helped alleged triggerman Calier Samad, 28, dispose of Burgess’ badly burned body which was found January 4, 2014, … Read more →

Suspect in Chevin Burgess murder offered plea deal

One of two men charged in connection with the shooting death of Chevin Burgess, whose badly charred body was found inside an abandoned burning vehicle, was offered a plea deal that requires him to serve a 25-year prison sentence and cooperate with the state against his co-defendant. Joeryan Foreman, 20, charged with counts of murder, … Read more →

Foreman and Samad indicted in connection with Chevin Burgess’ murder

Two city men were indicted last week in connection with the murder of Chevin Burgess. Joeryan Foreman, 20, and Calier Samad, 27, were each indicted on charges of felony murder, robbery, related weapons offenses and aggravated arson. Samad is also charged with first-degree murder. Around 7:15 p.m. on Jan. 4, police were dispatched to investigate … Read more →

Bail stays at $600K for murder suspect Foreman

A judge refused to lower the $600,000 bail this morning for Joeryan Foreman, 20, who is charged in the gunshot execution of a victim whose body was then set afire in a car. Mercer Superior Court Judge Pedro Jiminez made the decision in a video bail hearing after reviewing the charges against him, including murder, … Read more →

Police charge two in connection with murder of Chevin Burgess

Two city men have been charged in connection with the death of 22-year-old Chevin Burgess. On the evening of January 4, firefighters found Burgess dead inside a burning car in the 100 block of Hart Avenue. A medical examiner later determined Burgess’ death to be a homicide caused by a gunshot wound. Calier Samad, 26, … Read more →

Joeryan Foreman

  • Arrested: April 11, 2014
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Jan. 4, 2014, death of Chevin Burgess.