Camden City Man Charged with Murder in Death of Haddon Township Woman


Fifty-three-year-old Carlos Acevedo faces charges of first-degree murder and second-degree disturbing human remains in the case of Cathleen McGrath.

By Matt Skoufalos | December 6, 2023

A Camden City man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of 26-year-old Cathleen McGrath of Haddon Township.

McGrath had been reported missing since October 27; on November 15, her remains were discovered in the area of 8th Street and Atlantic Avenue in Camden City.

On November 28, Camden County Prosecutor’s Office (CCPO) detectives and Camden County Metro Police arrested 53-year-old Carlos Acevedo of Camden City on charges of second-degree Disturbing Human Remains. He was remanded to the Camden County jail.

On December 5, Acevedo was charged with first-degree Murder in McGrath’s death, according to the CCPO.

All people charged with crimes are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. An arrest is not a conviction.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact CCPO Det. Michael Dons (856-365-3125), Camden County Metro Det. Maria Bagby (609-519-6947), or CAMDEN.TIPS.

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