Red Bank man sentenced to 13 years for fatal stabbing

A Red Bank man has been sentenced to 13 years in connection with the 2018 homicide of a 26-year old male in the same town, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Demar S. Reevey, 24, of Red Bank, was sentenced to thirteen years in a New Jersey State Prison by Judge Paul X. Escandon on Aug. 2.

The charge is subject to the No Early Release Act (NERA), which means Reevey will be subject to serve 85% of the sentence before he is eligible for parole. Reevey will be also subject to parole supervision for five years upon his release from prison, according to the prosecutor’s office.

Reevey pleaded guilty to first degree aggravated manslaughter on May 6 in connection with the death of Andrew Hill, 26, from May 2018. The plea deal was made after consultation with the victim’s family, who were in court during the proceedings, according to the prosecutor’s office.

At approximately 12:43 a.m. on May 27, 2018, police received a 911 call reporting a a victim had been stabbed in the area of Tilton Avenue and Bank Street in Red Bank, according to the prosecutor’s office.

Police found Hill at the scene. Hill was transported to Riverview Medical Center and was pronounced deceased at 1:15 a.m., according to the prosecutor’s office.

Reevey was apprehended a short time later.