The teenage mom kills Minute’s child; The father helps hide the baby’s body in the dumpster
A woman from New Jersey admitted Monday that she killed her son shortly after giving birth in March. Despite hee admission, the boy’s remains were never found.
Jada McClain, 18, said she gave birth to a child alone in her parents’ bathroom and stopped breathing. According to Asbury Park Press, the child’s father and McClain’s boyfriend, 19, Quaimere Mohammed, confessed to having discarded the remains of the newborn in a dumpster located in an apartment complex.
Mohammed said he spent the night before giving birth to McClain. He said he wakes up from McClain’s texts, in which he states that he has a son but does not breathe. However, prosecutors said McClain sent a message to Mohammed saying, “I did it, baby,” according to NJ Advance Media.
The couple allegedly left an apartment complex and threw their bodies into a dump
McClain picked up Mohammed from his house and told him that his son, whom he called Legend, was in the backseat wrapped in towels. The couple allegedly left an apartment complex and threw their bodies into a dump.
McClain said she hid her pregnancy from everyone but Mohammed. Asbury Park Press reported that McClain’s friend alerted police when McClain sent photos of the newborn and looked blue.
The friend said she was with McCain when she underwent a pregnancy test in November. She said she saw McClain again in February when she allegedly showed her pregnant belly and claimed that she was “drinking, smoking and taking pills” for an abortion, NJ Advance Media Contada
An affidavit of arrest alleged that McClain and Mohammed had discussed killing their son just a few days before giving birth. At that time, Mohammed said he “has to do the best job for him.”
McClain is guilty of aggravated homicide and faces ten years in prison. Mohammed pleaded liable to desecrating human remains and faces a sentence of 5 years.