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.

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