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River Edge Woman Charged with Murder, Aggravated Assault, Child Endangerment

River Edge

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Sun Min Grace Yoo Chan, 36, of River Edge, on charges of murder, aggravated assault, and child endangerment. 

According to Prosecutor Musella, on Tuesday, March 29, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the River Edge Police Department received a 911 call reporting an infant not breathing. 

Prosecutor Musella stated that officers found a 3-month-old unresponsive male infant upon their arrival at the residence. 

According to Prosecutor Musella, the child was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased on April 1. 

An investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the River Edge Police Department revealed that Chan assaulted the infant on multiple occasions in the past and, on March 29, ultimately caused his death.

Prosecutor Musella said that on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, Chan was arrested and charged with murder, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. 

Chan was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending her first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.