A Philadelphia man was charged with homicide after he allegedly beat a woman to death using an iron pipe inside an Old City office building on Wednesday (Jan 19, 2022) afternoon, police said.
Jeffery Stepien, 48, was arrested by responding police officers at the Regus building, an office rental property along the 300 block of Chestnut Street.
The victim was identified as 31-year-old Samantha Maag, of Blenheim, New Jersey in Camden County.
Who Is Jeffrey Stepien’s Victim Samantha Maag?
Samantha Maag,31, was a South Jersey woman was fatally attacked in a downtown office building.
According to investigators, Samantha Maag was assaulted in a suite on the building’s eighth floor around 2:15 p.m., when she was approached from behind at a receptionist desk, police said.
Jeffery Stepien allegedly struck Samantha Maag in the head at least five times, causing severe head injuries.
Samantha Maag, who suffered severe head injuries, was pronounced dead at a downtown hospital around an hour later.