Parents Charged With Murder After Infant Dies From Suffocation In ‘Time Out’

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS Local) — The parents of a 4-month-old boy have been charged with murder in their son’s suffocation death.

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced Tuesday that 42-year-old William Herring and 22-year-old Brianna Brochhausen were charged after their infant son, Hunter, died in March. They were taken into custody on July 16.

suspects Officials: Parents Charged With Murder After Infant Son Suffocated In ‘Time Out’

Mugshots of William Herring and Brianna Brochhausen. (credit: Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office)

Officials say Hunter was found unresponsive at the Hilltop Motel in Springfield Township on Feb. 14, where the family was living at the time.

The prosecutor’s office says an investigation revealed that Herring and Brochhausen were frustrated because the baby would not stop crying, so they placed him in “time out.” Authorities say Hunter was positioned on his stomach on the bed with the…

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