Edwin Urbina Wiki – Edwin Urbina Biography
Edwin Urbina is a native of Morristown, New Jersey, who was charged this week with the death of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son.
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He is 27 years old.
Patch reports that officers responded to a hospital on Friday after a young boy was beaten at the Oyo Hotel in East Hanover earlier that day. When they arrived, they found a 3-year-old boy, Liam, deceased. Police said the child’s mother, Krystal Straw, was not at the hotel when the boy was injured. Urbina was supposed to be taking care of him, police said.
Last Friday, just after sundown, residents along Clyde Potts Drive in Morristown said they were shocked to see police in tactical gear, guns are drawn, and a K-9 patrol near where children were playing.
On Monday, they learned why authorities had come to the public housing development: Police announced they were looking for Edwin A. Urbina.
Urbina. Photo courtesy of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.
Urbina is accused of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son early Friday in a Route 10 hotel in East Hanover.
Twenty-eight-year-old Krystal Straw, identified as the victim’s mother by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, is being held in the Morris County Jail on charges of endangering the welfare of children and helping Urbina cover up his alleged crime.
It is believed the victim’s name was Liam and that he has a 5-year-old sister.
Shortly after 5 am on Friday, Morristown police were called to Morristown Medical Center, where the little boy was in cardiac arrest.
When apprehended, Urbina will face charges of first-degree murder, second degree Endangering the Welfare of Children, third-degree Tampering with a Witness, and fourth-degree Tampering with Evidence.
Straw has been charged with second degree Endangering the Welfare of Children, third-degree Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution, third-degree Tampering with a Witness, and fourth-degree Tampering with Evidence.