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New Jersey Teen Gets 30 Years For Stabbing Death Of Foster Father

By Kim Glovas

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) -- A 16-year-old Camden County teenager has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the stabbing death of his foster father in the summer of 2011.

Demetrius Minor, of Gloucester Township, must serve 85-percent of the 30-year-prison term before he's eligible for parole.

The teenager carjacked a young couple with a new baby on May 29th, 2011. The County Prosecutors office says Minor pointed a Glock .45 at the young family, got into the car and sped away. Local police were alerted and began a pursuit, but Minor jumped from the vehicle and got away.

A short time later, prosecutors say, he showed up at the home of Theotis Butts on Hemlock Drive. Township police reports show Butts had taken Minor in from the Division of Youth and Family Services foster care system.

The teenager stabbed Butts 24 times before fleeing to New York. He was arrested in the Bronx over a month later.

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