Newborn baby killed in NJ, body tossed in dumpster: court documents

NEPTUNE, NJ — The apparent teenage parents of a baby boy who was killed and thrown into a dumpster in New Jersey were arrested Friday in connection to his death, officials said.

Jada McClain, the baby’s 18-year-old mother, was charged with murder and disturbing or desecrating human remains, prosecutors said. Boyfriend Quaimere Mohammed, the 19-year-old man believed to be the father, was charged with disturbing or desecrating human remains.

McClain hid the pregnancy from her family, according to court documents. She did confide in a friend, who contacted police when McClain said that she’d given birth, but that the baby was now dead.

Detectives tracked down McClain in Wall Township, where she had a job, court documents show. She told officers she’d learned she was pregnant in July of 2018. McClain said she gave birth to the baby boy in the bathroom of her home early in the morning on March…

Original published: 2019-04-07 19:59:15 Read the full New York City News here

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