The victim of a stabbing at the hands of a Cherry Hill man has died eight months after the attack, and charges against the suspect have been upgraded to first-degree murder.

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The amedment of charges stems from a July 2019 incident in Audubon Park, Camden County when 63-year-old Nancy Kenny was reportedly stabbed and slashed with a sharp object. She was able to identify her attacker as 72-year-old Philip Puche of Cherry Hill.

On March 15th, Kenny died as a result of complications from her injuries, according to Camden County Prosecutor's Office.

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Puche, who has been in a Camden County Correctional Facility for Attempted Murder since July of 2020, is waiting for a new court appearance where he'll officially hear that he is now being charged with Murder in the First Degree.

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It's such a sad turn of events for the Kenny Family. Our thoughts are with the friends and family of Nancy Kenny at this difficult time.

**All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

SOURCES: Camden County Prosecutor's Office

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