Have a news tip? She told investigators she struck the boy because “he wouldn’t eat or listen.”
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Griner first told police that Daniel Griner Jr. had been abducted while he and his younger brother were out with her walking to a delicatessen. Nakira Griner is accused of beating and burying her 23-month-old son Danielr. Griner is currently scheduled for her post-indictment arraignment hearing July 12 at 8:45 a.m. before Cumberland County Superior Court Judge Robert Malestein. Charges of endangering the welfare of a child, tampering with evidence and creating a false public alarm also are included in the five-count indictment against the 25-year-old Griner. BRIDGETON, N.J. (CBS) — A judge ruled Nakira Griner fit to stand trial in Bridgeton. WATCH: Roadside memorial for Bridgeton 2-year-old Daniel Griner Jr. A memorial was on display outside the Bridgeton home of 2-year-old Daniel Griner Jr. on Thursday. He is a former editor and current senior staff writer at The Daily Journal in Vineland. Griner’s lawyer says she was suffering from postpartum depression. “I will not go into significant detail, but there was a number of fractures,” Vogelsong, referring to an anthropological report. New Jersey Public Defender Kimberly Schultz entered a not guilty plea for Griner, who was present for the hearing. According to court papers, a Bridgeton city forensic detective searched the pocketbook and found human remains and dirt. “The more I delve into the discovery, the more I believe that to be true,” Schultz told the court. EXPLAINER: Here's Why The AP Hasn't Declared A Winner In Pennsylvania.
Schultz said she also will ask that any statement Griner gave to police be barred from use at trial. Malestein said the doctor’s report was received Thursday and determined Griner was sound enough to participate in court proceedings. She said Daniel Griner Jr. was taken from his stroller during the assault. She told investigators she struck the boy because “he wouldn’t eat or listen.”. On Monday, Griner was arraigned on charges she killed her 23-month-old son, Daniel Griner Jr., in February. The pocketbook also showed an apparent shoe print “consistent” with Ugg boots. Griner was arrested in the early morning hours on Saturday, Feb. 9, in the death of Daniel Griner Jr., who was named after his father and was the older of the couple’s two children. The burned and separated body parts of her older son were found about 3 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Nakira M. Griner, 25, is accused of killing Daniel Griner Jr. last year, then reporting that he had been abducted.
Bridgeton resident Nakira M. Griner was arraigned Monday in Cumberland County Superior Court in connection with her son's death on Feb. 8. Nakira Griner, a 24-year-old New Jersey woman, has been accused of killing her infant son because he “wouldn’t eat or listen to her.” What Happened?
Vogelsong said the investigation determined that only Griner could have been with the boy at the time of his death. She is currently lodged in Cape May County Jail. The sequence of events leading to her arrest started about 6:36 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. All rights reserved. Joe Smith is a Philly native transplanted to South Jersey more than 30 years ago. Daniel Griner Sr. identified the pocketbook as his wife’s. Nor, they assessed, did she show physical signs of having been assaulted. That is a minimal standard but enough to allow her to be arraigned, he added. BRIDGETON, N.J. (CBS) — A judge ruled Nakira Griner fit to stand trial in Bridgeton. County Assistant Prosecutor Elizabeth Vogelsong said the remains were “significantly charred, which made it difficult initially to determine what had happened to the child.”. BRIDGETON – A city woman charged with beating to death and incinerating her 23-month-old son says she didn't do it. The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office announced the indictment against Nakira M. Griner on Friday morning. ©2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. BRIDGETON - A city woman accused of killing and dismembering her 23-month-old son in February was indicted by a grand jury this week on murder, disturbing human remains and other charges. The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office announced the indictment against Nakira M. Griner on Friday morning. Charges of endangering the welfare of … Video that investigators found also did not support her account. Bridgeton resident Nakira M. Griner was arraigned Monday in Cumberland County Superior Court in connection with her son's death on Feb. 8. Anthony V. Coppola: @AVCoppola; 856-563-5258; email@example.com. “One being blunt force trauma and the cause of death being homicide.”. Police, however, searched the family home and quickly turned up badly burned human remains. The prosecution team is Vogelsong and First Assistant Prosecutor Harold Shapiro. On Monday, Griner was arraigned on charges she killed her 23-month-old son, Daniel Griner Jr., in February. Malestein had agreed at that time to a defense request for a delay to allow Griner to receive a mental health evaluation. The body parts were found in trash bags and a purse, or pocketbook, in the yard of the family home at 21 Woodland Drive in Bridgeton, according to investigators.