2 Lincoln High students plead guilty in fatal beating of homeless man in Holmesburg

September 6, 2018
Brandon Conrad, left, and Malik Page, right, pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept. 7, 2018, to fatally beating Kevin Cullen in Holmesburg in November 2017. A third codefendant, Emmanuel Harris, is awaiting trial.

By Staff

Two teens who had attended Abraham Lincoln High School pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally beating a 57-year-old homeless man last year in Holmesburg, a spontaneous attack against a transient and well-liked neighborhood native described by his brother as “a gentle and harmless soul.”

Brandon Conrad, 15, and Malik Page, 17, admitted in consecutive hearings to participating in the deadly assault of 57-year-old Kevin Cullen, who grew up blocks away from where he was killed.

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