Monday, November 15, 2010

Dad charged with murder in smothering death of 4-week-old son (Burlington City, New Jersey)

Dad ERIK D. GRIFFIN has been charged with murder after placing a pillow over the face of his newborn son and smothering him for crying. I kind of hope somebody does something similar to Daddy up at the Big House.

Notice that there's mention of Daddy's mom, but not the baby's mom. Where is she? Working while the Daddy got "frustrated"? Was this infant subject to a visitation or custody order?

It is utterly insane for a baby this young to be out "visiting" Daddy or anybody else. He should have been home with his mother. Unfortunately, nobody supports moms anymore. We really need paid maternity leave now, since we can't count on deadbeat abuser daddies like this to support us even for a couple of months.


NJ man charged in murder of his 4 week old son
November 14th, 2010 7:12 pm ET

A southern New Jersey man has been arrested and charged with murder after he smothered his 4 week old son with a pillow last Thursday.

Erik D. Griffin of Burlington City, stated he placed the pillow over his son’s face because the infant would not stop crying. Griffin fled the home after realizing the boy was no longer breathing.

The child was found later in the day by his maternal grandmother, who attempted to resuscitate him, but was pronounced dead later at Burlington County’s Lourdes Medical Center in Willingboro.

A $750,000 bail has been set for the 25 year old who is currently detained in the Burlington county jail.