He reportedly mentioned along with his mom what to do with the useless physique.
Performing Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Newark Police Officer Louis Santiago, 25, has been charged with reckless manslaughter, human stays and different associated prices after hitting a pedestrian on the Backyard State Parkway, in keeping with an announcement Thursday from Stephens, II.
At round 3 a.m. on November 1, Santiago allegedly hit the sufferer with a 2005 Honda Accord he was driving and didn’t name 911. As an alternative, he reportedly left the scene of the accident, got here again to the scene, put the sufferer in his automobile after which returned to the scene with the sufferer’s physique.
Santiago reportedly took the physique of Garfield’s 29-year-old nurse Damian Jade Dimka to her house in Bloomfield in Bergen County, New Jersey, the place he mentioned along with his mom what to do with the physique. Prosecutor’s assertion.
In keeping with the prosecutor’s assertion, after the daddy of Santiago, a lieutenant with the Newark Police Division, known as 911 to tell that his son had an accident, police looked for the sufferer within the again seat of the automobile.
Additionally dealing with prices are Albert Guzman, 25, of Newark, who was reportedly a passenger within the automobile on the time, and Santiago’s mom, Annette Santiago, 53, of Bloomfield, in keeping with the assertion. Each have been charged with conspiracy to desecrate human stays, obstructing and abetting apprehension, and tampering with bodily proof.
Santiago faces further prices, together with leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in demise, endangering an injured sufferer, desecrating/transferring human stays, obstructing his personal apprehension, the assertion mentioned. Conspiracy to hinder prosecution, tamper with materials proof, hinder the administration of regulation. , and two counts of official misconduct.
In keeping with the assertion, all three have been arrested, charged and launched with circumstances.