A Mount Holly resident has been charged in connection to the death of a man whose body was found behind a convenience store earlier this week.

29-year-old Jimir Wynn has been charged with first-degree murder and related weapon offenses, according to Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard Spitler.

Authorities say an investigation began on September 7th when police were called to Millerie’s Market & Deli at Rancocas Road and King Street for a report of a man's body that was found behind the store.

An autopsy determined that the victim, 31-year-old Sean Reynolds of Brick Township, had been stabbed multiple times.

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Coffina's office says Reynolds had been killed the night before and Reynolds was with Wynn near Wynn’s home earlier that evening.

The motive for the murder is still being investigated.

Wynn, who was behind held in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly, will have an initial court appearance in the near future. The case will be prepared for presentation to a grand jury for possible indictment.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

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