A New Jersey man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat apologized Wednesday, but not for murdering the child.
Jurors on Thursday found Arthur Morgan III guilty of killing Tierra Morgan-Glover, whose body was pulled from a creek in a park near the Jersey shore in November 2011.
Prosecutors in Monmouth County say Arthur Morgan III, 29, of Eatontown killed Tierra Morgan-Glover in a jealous rage in 2011 after the child’s mother broke off their engagement.
Superior Court Judge Anthony Mellaci Jr. denied a defense motion Tuesday to dismiss murder and other charges against Arthur Morgan III, who is accused of killing Tierra Morgan-Glover in Nov. 2011.
Prosecutors said Arthur Morgan III killed his daughter during a court-approved visit by attaching a tire iron to her car seat to weigh it down before throwing it into a creek in Wall Township from an overpass.
The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said jury selection began Tuesday in the case against Arthur Morgan III, who is charged with murder, child endangerment and interference with custody.
Aggravated assault and weapons charges have been filed against a central New Jersey man who allegedly hit a municipal public works employee in the head with a snow shovel.
Jack was in training with the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit when he went missing Monday morning during a training exercise at Allaire State Park.
A student at a Jersey Shore elementary school will likely face charges in connection with an alleged plot against his fellow students.
Sandra Brower of Wall Township faces charges of official misconduct, obstruction and hindering apprehension in an indictment handed up by a Monmouth County grand jury.
A number of communities in the Tri-State have no gas and at some stations, the stations had closed down to prevent contamination of gas from flood waters.
Arthur Morgan III of Eatontown has been in jail on $10 million bail since his arrest in San Diego in November.
Child welfare officials in New Jersey failed to connect concerns of child abuse and domestic violence in the case of a 2-year-old whose father is accused of tossing her to her death still strapped in her car seat.
The meeting came as two separate cases involving fugitives with ties to both New Jersey and Portugal are being fought over in U.S. and Portuguese courts.
The victim, identified as 50-year-old David Ivins, is also seen on video being tackled, punched, pushed, kicked, kneed and mocked by his assailants.