Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Teen mother faces charges in infant’s death

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A Paterson teenager is charged with delinquency for allegedly causing the death of her 2-month-old son.

Gavel
Chris Ryan, Getty Images

Authorities say the mother’s alleged actions would have resulted in charges of manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child if they were committed by an adult.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office says that at about 8 a.m. on Oct. 31, 2013, the mother realized the infant wasn’t breathing and called 911. The infant was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. The death was ruled a homicide.

Senior Assistant Prosecutor Christopher Freid says there were multiple signs of trauma and skeletal injury to the infant.

The mother’s age isn’t disclosed, but Freid says she’s a teenager and is being held in a juvenile detention facility.

The case will be heard in family court.

 

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Best of the Web


Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!