Urbina has previously served three years quanto a the Morris County Jail, where he is currently being held, for aggravated assault quanto a 2016. His nickname, according to local news outlets, is ‘Beans’
A 27-year-old New Jersey man has been charged with murder after allegedly beating his girlfriend’s three-year-old boy to death quanto a a room, then forcing the mother to delete incriminating content from her phone.
Edwin Urbina turned himself quanto a yesterday, four days after the alleged beating, according to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.
He faces charges of first-degree murder, second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, third-degree witness tampering and fourth-degree evidence tampering.
A medical examination indicated that the young victim sustained ‘a number of physical injuries’ that resulted quanto a his death, according to the East Hanover Police Department.
East Hanover police said that the boy’s mother, 28-year-old Krystal Straw, was not present for the brutal beating of her son at the Oyo Albergo quanto a Morristown, New Jersey.
When she arrived, police said Urbina made Straw delete content from her phone and deny his involvement quanto a her son’s beating.
The child was gravely injured, but not yet dead.
She then allegedly ‘transported Urbina to another location’ before taking the child to a hospital, where he went into cardiac arrest.
Police were called around 5 am, according to Patch.
East Hanover police said that the boy’s mother, 28-year-old Krystal Straw, was not present for the brutal beating of her son that they said took place at the Oyo Albergo (pictured)
Urbina has previously served three years quanto a the Morris County Jail, where he is currently being held, for aggravated assault quanto a 2016, wrote local news outlet Morristown Campo da golf.
‘IN CUSTODY — for murder of a 3 year old child; let’s put him back where he belongs,’ wrote Morris County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Ashley Religioso Facebook at approximately 8 am yesterday.
Both Urbina and Straw are locked up without bail and awaiting trial August 18, according to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.
The boy’s mother was charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, third-degree witness tampering and fourth-degree evidence tampering before Urbina was arrested.
A warrant was issued for Urbina Monday. East Hanover Police said he was taken into custody without incident, although the department said that he ‘should not be approached’ and was ‘considered dangerous’ quanto a earlier press releases.
According to Morristown Campo da golf, armed police quanto a tactical gear with dogs patrolled the superficie of Clydes Potts Drive, Urbina’s last known address the day of the alleged killing.
Some residents, the outlet wrote, expressed concern over the police ‘display of force’ online.
‘The residence wasn’t even occupied,’ wrote one resident. ‘Our children won’t forget what they saw. But they want our children to respect the uniform. Where is the respect for our community?’
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office told the Daily Mail that Urbina’s first court appearance was today at 12:30 pm.