Police: Father accused of assaulting twin infants charged with manslaughter

Police say the father in Teaneck accused of assaulting his twin infants is now charged with aggravated manslaughter after one of the children died Friday.

News 12 Staff

Nov 2, 2019, 10:23 AM

Updated 1,661 days ago

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Police say the father in Teaneck accused of assaulting his twin infants is now charged with aggravated manslaughter after one of the children died Friday.
Jonathan Melendez is also charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
Police say the twins' mother took them to Hackensack University Medical Center after one of them was not responding.
Doctors say they suffered head trauma and broken bones.
 


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