Robert Davis, 19, was arrested on Oct. 25 and charged with the murder of 39-year-old Kruger along with other offenses.
Kruger was shot several times in his torso inside his home on the 2300 block of Watkins Street at 1:28 a.m. on Oct. 2 and was found by 17th District police officers after reports of a shooting. Kruger was transported to Penn-Presbyterian Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 2:13 a.m.
Kruger was a longtime journalist and justice advocate for the LGBTQ+ and recovery communities. He wrote for news outlets such as the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Citizen.