Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor announces that earlier today, Frederick Gene Marr (75) was sentenced to 30 years in New Jersey State Prison for the August 11, 2010 shooting death of 50 year old Ronald Denny Sr. Denny was found shot and killed in the driveway of his 10th Street home in the Del Haven section of Middle Township.
On August 12, 2010, Marr was arrested in Volusia County Florida on Terroristic Threat charges and was wanted for questioning in Denny’s death. The homicide investigation and subsequent extradition of Marr was led by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office with the assistance of the Middle Township Police Department, US Marshall’s Service and numerous Florida law enforcement agencies. On August 16, 2010 Marr was charged with Denny’s murder and held on $1,000,000 bail until trial.
On September 30, 2014, as the result of a jury trial, Marr was found guilty on the following four counts; Murder, a first degree crime; Unlawful Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, a second degree crime; Unlawful Possession of Weapon/Handgun, a second degree crime; and Hindering Prosecution, a third degree crime.