Police: Man arrested for killing stepmother with baseball bat in Cresskill

Police say John Daniels Jr. was arrested a day after fleeing the scene.

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2023, 11:05 AM

Updated 335 days ago


A man has been arrested for killing his stepmother with a baseball bat on Wednesday night in Cresskill.
Police say 30-year-old John Daniels Jr. used the bat to fatally hit his stepmother, Irma Daniels, in the head. He was arrested a day after allegedly fleeing the scene.
Daniels is charged with first-degree murder, according to authorities. There is currently no information about a motive.

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