CAMDEN, NJ — A 31-year-old Camden woman was charged in connection to the homicide of Daycorey Singleton, who was found dead from multiple stab wounds Monday in a Lindenwold apartment, authorities said Tuesday.
Yushika Taplin has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Lindenwold Police Chief Michael McCarthy announced.
According to detectives, Taplin called the Camden County Police Department at approximately 5:30 p.m. “to report she had killed someone at an apartment in Lindenwold.”
“When officers from the Lindenwold Police Department arrived at the apartment...they found Singleton dead from multiple stab wounds,” authorities said in a release.
Taplin had reportedly arrived at the apartment on the 2000 block of the White Horse Pike around 7 a.m. Monday to retrieve her belongings. Taplin confronted Singleton when she couldn’t find her items inside the apartment.
Police said, “the argument turned physical, leading to the stabbing.”
The specific relationship between Taplin and Singleton has not been disclosed.
Taplin has been transported to the Camden County Correctional Facility. She is awaiting a detention hearing.