N.J. Parents Allegedly Put Crying 4-Month-Old in ‘Time Out’ That Killed Him

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PEOPLE.com—A New Jersey couple is accused of killing their baby son by putting him in a “time out,” during which he suffocated under a comforter, PEOPLE confirms. William Herring, 42, and Brianna Brochhausen, 22, have been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their 4-month-old son, according to a news release from Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina. According to the release, the couple had initially been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Those charges...

Baby wouldn't stop crying, so his parents put him in a 'time out' that killed him, prosecutor says. The baby was placed on his stomach in a motel bed, with a comforter completely covering him, the county prosecutor said. A Bergen County couple has been charged with murder after their 4-month-old son died in a Burlington County motel room while they smoked cigarettes outside. William Herring, 42, and Brianna Brochhausen, 22, of Mahwah, had previously been charged with endangering the welfare of a child, but their charges were upgraded to murder on Tuesday,...