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Vigil Held For Lakehurst Toddler Allegedly Killed By Her Dad

Arthur Morgan (left)  & TMG (Ocean County Prosecutors Office)
Arthur Morgan (left) & TMG (Ocean County Prosecutors Office)

Dozens of people gathered at a Monmouth County park this weekend to honor a toddler who allegedly was killed by her father.

Monmouth County Prosecutors press conference
Monmouth County Prosecutor Peter Warshaw at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. (Ilya Hemlin/Townsquare Media NJ)

Roughly 100 people attended the Friday night vigil for 2-year-old Tierra Morgan-Glover. It was held at Shark River Park in Wall, where her body was found Tuesday still strapped in her car seat, partially submerged in a creek.

Authorities have filed murder charges against her 27-year-old father, Arthur Morgan III of Ocean Township, who remained at large Saturday. They believe he killed his daughter — who lived with her mother in Lakehurst — shortly after picking her up for a court-approved visit on Monday.

 

The child’s mother, Imani Benton, attended the vigil. She was visibly distraught throughout and had to be physically supported by other attendees.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

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