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Murder Trial for New Jersey Father Accused of Killing Son, 3, in Hands of Jury

Jurors watch interview of dad accused in toddler son's death.

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    For the second day, jurors are getting more information about DJ Creato, the father of a toddler who was found dead in New Jersey.

    (Published Thursday, May 25, 2017)

    Jurors have ended their second day of deliberations in the murder trial of a New Jersey man accused of killing his 3-year-old son because the boy had become an impediment to his relationship with a teenage girlfriend.

    The panel deliberated for about six hours Wednesday and took another look at David Creato's interview with detectives. The judge also said they could listen again to a conversation secretly recorded by the boy's mother, but due to time constraints that will happen Thursday. Jury Deliberates in Trial for Dad Accused of Killing SonJury Deliberates in Trial for Dad Accused of Killing Son

    Prosecutors say a South Jersey man murdered his own son because his girlfriend did not care for kids. NBC10 South Jersey Bureau Reporter Cydney Long has been following the case and has the latest on the jury’s deliberation.
    (Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017)

    Creato maintains his son, Brendan, wandered away from his Haddon Township home in October 2015. The boy's pajama-clad body was found hours later about a mile from the home.

    Prosecutors say Creato had the motive to kill his son. But Creato's lawyer argued prosecutors didn't show he was guilty.

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