Phil Urban Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Two NJ Teens Arrested, College Basketball Player, Death

Phil Urban Wiki – Phil Urban Bio

Phil Urban, Mercer County officials arrested two teens on Friday, December 23 in connection with the Phil Urban, 20 fatal shooting that occurred at the Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space’s Eames Preserve in Hopewell Township. Urban was shot to death in a white Mercedes-Benz parked in a New Jersey nature preserve on Saturday, December 17.

According to Fox News, the duo, who are 16 and 17, have been charged with murder, felony homicide, robbery, and weapons offenses. Meanwhile, the 20-year-old Post University basketball player was found “slumped” in the driver’s seat of his Mercedes C-Class. He was later pronounced dead after being rushed to Capital Health Regional Medical Center.


Phil Urban died at the age of 17 years old.

College Basketball Player Death & Two NJ Teens Arrested

The Inquiry also claimed that the two teens robbed Urban. According to police, they discerned that the couple had lured the basketball player onto the reservation with the intent to steal a quarter pound of marijuana worth approximately $800. The police also informed that the two suspects will remain in a juvenile detention center pending their respective hearings.

“As a member of the men’s basketball team and a Business Administration student, Philip modeled the attributes of leadership, commitment, and hard work on the court and in the classroom. We hope his family, friends, and those affected by his passing find strength during this extremely difficult time,” Post University CEO and President John Hopkins said in a statement.

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Meanwhile, Urban played in two games this season as a freshman reserve off the bench. He also received a basket scholarship after graduating from Pennington School in Mount Vernon. According to the Daily Mail, the school welcomed him to the team via tweet in April, “WELCOME…Phil Urban. Phil is a 6’6 skillful wing from Manalapan NJ who can play multiple positions. We are excited about what Phil will add to our team both as a player and as a person. Welcome to the nest, Phil!”

A former Pennington coach, Coach Zach Liu stated, “This kid has dealt with a lot of adversity in the last year and if I told you how he handled it, you’d be proud too! Super excited for Philly, man stay humble, trusted him.” process and achieved a goal! #wonedit.”

A school spokesperson said: “Phillip spent his middle and high school years at Pennington and was a valued member of the school community. He graduated last year and later enrolled at Post University in Connecticut.” “Phil was well-liked by everyone in the Post community. His easy-going sense of humor was contagious and he was a valuable part of our basketball program,” Headmen coach Marc Kuntz said.

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