Man charged with murder in death of girlfriend’s son
A Blackwood man assaulted his girlfriend’s toddler son and then left him to die in a bedroom with the boy’s twin sister as he and other adults partied in the house overnight, authorities said.
David Ward, 29, of Lower Landing Road, hosted a night of drinking games and marijuana smoking while 2-year-old Riley Cuffee was in dire need of medical care last month, an assistant prosecutor said at Ward’s arraignment on murder charges in a Camden courtroom Friday.
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