Man guilty of killing girlfriend in front of young daughter
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend dozens of times in front of her young daughter has been convicted of murder.
Kevin Ambrose was also convicted Friday on child endangerment and weapons charges. The 56-year-old Winslow man now faces a possible life term when he’s sentenced March 15.
Camden County prosecutors say Ambrose killed 41-year-old Jennifer Bongco in his vehicle in July 2014, then pushed her body onto a roadway in Winslow. They say he suspected Bongco was having an affair.
Bongco’s then 5-year-old daughter was in the back seat but wasn’t harmed.
Prosecutors say Ambrose left the child outside her family’s home, where her adult sister found her covered in blood. The younger girl told her their mother was dead.
Ambrose eventually was captured at an Atlantic City casino.