Bridgeton Woman Charged with Murdering Own 23-Month-Old
A Bridgeton woman is behind bars, charged with murdering her own child - not yet two years old.
The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office is reporting that Nakira M. Griner, 24, has been charged.
Just after 6:30pm Friday, Griner reported to police that her child, Daniel Griner Jr., 23 months was abducted. Following a search, the remains of the child were found at about 3am in the yard of Griner's home, on Woodland Drive.
According to a news release from the Prosecutor's Office:
Nakira Griner has been charged with First Degree Murder, Second Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Second Degree Desecration of Human Remains, and Fourth Degree Tampering with Evidence. Griner has been lodged in the Cumberland County Jail pending a detention hearing.
No further information will be released at this time as the case remains under investigation. No additional arrests are expected at this time.