FREEHOLD – Two teens have been arrested in connection with an infanticide in Neptune Township, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Jada M. McClain, 18, of Neptune Township, is charged with first degree Murder and second degree Disturbing or Desecrating Human Remains, and Quaimere Mohammed, 19, of Asbury Park, is charged with second degree Disturbing or Desecrating Human Remains in connection with the death of a newborn baby.

An investigation is still active and ongoing at this time. If anyone has any information that can assist the investigative team, they are urged to call Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Wayne Raynor at 800-533-7443 or Neptune Township Police Detective Nick Taylor at 732 988-8000 ext. 410.

McClain and Mohammed are currently being held in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution in Freehold Township, pending an upcoming First Appearance

Despite these charges, every defendant is presumed innocent, unless and until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, following a trial at which the defendant has all of the trial rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and State law.

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