Robert Edmond Davis’s Story Wikipedia: What Did He Do, Where Is He Now? Parents, Family, Siblings

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Robert Edmond Davis, 19, is the identified murder suspect in the death of Philadelphia journalist Josh Kruger. His biography and Wikipedia explored.

Josh Kruger, a local journalist who rose from homelessness and addiction to serve five years in city government, was shot and killed on October 2, 2023.

An eerie Instagram post journalist Josh Kruger made weeks before his murder has been revealed as police named a suspect in the case as 19-year-old Robert Edmond Davis.

Per reports, the Philadelphia journalist suspected killer knew the activist who was ‘trying to help him get through life’.

Here’s what we know about suspected killer Robert Davis.

Philadelphia journalist Josh Kruger’s murder suspect is Robert Edmond Davis, 19. Image Source: PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT
Philadelphia journalist Josh Kruger’s murder suspect is Robert Edmond Davis, 19. Image Source: PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Who is Robert Edmond Davis?

Robert Edmond Davis is a young black American and the identified murder suspect in the death of Philadelphia journalist Josh Kruger.

Philadelphia Police have issued an arrest warrant for the 19-year-old suspect.

Robert Edmond Davis, 19, was identified as the suspect, Philadelphia police homicide unit Lt. Hamilton Marshmond said during a Friday news conference, per CNN.

The officer from the Philadelphia Police Department also revealed more information about evidence collected at Kruger’s home.

They explained that the home did not appear to have been breached before Monday’s attack but couldn’t confirm whether or not the suspect, Davis, was living with him at the time.

Lieutenant Hamilton Marshmond noted that security video footage showed Davis at the residence early on Monday.

Marshmond said the suspect in the case is believed to have known Kruger and might have been counseling him prior to the incident.

Addressing reporters, Lieutenant Hamilton stated: “At this time we believe that Mr. Kruger was trying to help Mr. Davis, and they were acquaintances.

“He was just trying to help him just get through life.”

Hamilton added that the suspect is yet to be apprehended. Marshmond said an arrest warrant that “includes the charges of murder and related offenses” was issued, according to the outlet. He also urged the suspect to surrender to police.

“Our goal is to have Mr. Davis taken into custody in a safe manner for the public, our officers, and himself,” the police lieutenant said.

“As to the why, I do not know at this time,” Marshmond explained.

Who are Robert Edmond Davis’s parents and family members?

Suspected murderer Robert Edmond Davis’ parents’ names and identity are yet to be known.

Also, details about his siblings; whether he has a sister or brother, are not known yet.

None of his family members has also spoken about his arrest warrant and manhunt.

Davis, who is reported to have known Kruger and was receiving counseling from him, may have been homeless at some point, police noted, adding that they do not believe that the suspect was staying in the victim’s home.

On October 2, 2023, Josh Kruger was shot seven times. Image Source: Instagram/joshkrugerphl
On October 2, 2023, Josh Kruger was shot seven times. Image Source: Instagram/joshkrugerphl

What happened to Josh Kruger?

At about 1.28 a.m. on Monday, October 2, 2023, Josh Kruger was shot seven times in the abdomen and in the chest while in his home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

According to NBC News, after the cops were called to Josh’s residence, he was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead around 2.13 a.m.

A few weeks before his death, Josh made a chilling Instagram post alleging that he felt targeted.

His post read: “Yesterday afternoon, in a homophobic or other pathetic act, someone sent a heavy glass egg (?!) projectile through my front window.

“It’s caused about $400 worth of damage. It was seemingly a targeted act.”

He concluded: “If you recognize this car or driver please let me know.”

The post included an image of a black Dodge Ram 1500 with an unidentified person in the front seat.