EHT man gets plea deadline in girlfriend’s killing

An Egg Harbor Township man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend with a hammer has three weeks to take a deal or go to trial. Lashaun Smith, 37, is charged with murder in the killing of 28-year-old Sarah Phillips on Nov. 3, 2016, in the Zion Road home they shared with their four young children. … Read moreEHT man gets plea deadline in girlfriend’s killing