Kevin Quince, 29, of Atlantic City, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony murder and second-degree conspiracy to commit robbery for the January 2016 killing of Steven Loughney, 28,

MAYS LANDING — An Atlantic City man pleaded guilty to felony murder and conspiracy to commit robbery in connection to a January 2016 fatal shooting, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced Friday.

Kevin Quince, 29, pleaded guilty before Judge Bernard DeLury. The plea agreement includes a 12-year state prison sentence, subject to the No Early Release Act.

On Jan 3, 2016, Atlantic City police responded to a home in the 200 block of South Metropolitan Avenue following a 911 call. Authorities found Steven Loughney, 28, shot to death inside the home.

After an autopsy, the Southern Regional Medical Examiners Officer declared the death a homicide.

Quince was arrested Oct. 9. 2016, following a nine month investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and city police.

He remains in custody and sentencing is scheduled for July 27.

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