Police: North Philadelphia man charged with Tony Martin murder

Shaquille Henderson
Shaquille Henderson

Police charged a North Philadelphia man with the murder of retired boxer Tony Martin.

Shaquille Henderson, 20, was arrested on Thursday on the 1400 block of Cecil B Moore.

Martin, a retired welterweight fighter turned North Philly landlord, was fatally shot on March in Hunting Park. He was 52.

Police said an argument outside of one of his rental units at the 1300 block of West Butler Street preceded the shooting.

A St. Louis native, Martin moved to Philly in the mid-1980s to work on his technique. He ended his career in 1997 with a record of 34-6-1 with 12 knockouts.


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