Pros­e­cu­tor: Mom re­ported son taken, now charged with mur­der

The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ) - - WEATHER -

BRIDGETON >> Au­thor­i­ties say a mother who re­ported her tod­dler son ab­ducted has been charged with mur­der af­ter the re­mains of a child were found in the yard of the New Jer­sey home.

The Cum­ber­land County pros­e­cu­tor’s of­fice says Bridgeton po­lice were called shortly af­ter 6:30 p.m. Fri­day af­ter 23-month-old Daniel Griner Jr. was re­ported ab­ducted.

A child ab­duc­tion re­sponse team be­gan a search aided by city and state po­lice, pros­e­cu­tors and blood­hounds from New Jer­sey park po­lice. Pros­e­cu­tors say the re­mains of a child were found at about 3 a.m. Satur­day in the yard of the home.

Twenty-four-yearold Nakira Griner was charged with first-de­gree mur­der, child en­dan­ger­ment, des­e­cra­tion of hu­man re­mains and ev­i­dence-tam­per­ing.

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