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South Bound Brook Woman Charged with Murdering her 4-Year-Old Son

By rlsmetro on
South Bound Brook

SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor authorities announced the arrest of Ms. Elina Gutti, 38, of South Bound Brook who they is charged with the homicide death of her son identified as Aiden Singhania, 4. 

Prosecutor Robertson stated that on Friday at approximately 2:28 a.m., South Bound Brook PoliceDepartment received a 9-1-1 call from Elina Gutti reportingshe had unexplained injuries on her wrist.  

Upon responding, officers located Ms. Gutti with injuries to her left wrist which subsequently required minor medical treatment.  

Upon further assessment, officers located a 4 year old boy with severe lacerations in the child’s first floor bedroom of the residence.  Responding Officers along with Emergency medical personnel attempted life saving measures.  

Police say  Aiden was pronounced dead at 3:17 a.m. at the scene.  

EMS. transported Ms. Guttiwas to an area hospital for medical evaluation by South Bound Brook Police.  


Detectives from Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to the scene to conduct the investigation.  

The New Jersey Northern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office also responded to conduct an investigation.  A post-mortem examination will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.   


As a result of this investigation, defendant Elina Guttiwas arrested and charged with 1st degree Murder, 3rd degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and 4thdegree Unlawful Possession of a Knife. 

Defendant Gutti will be transported to the Somerset County Jail once released from the hospital pending a bail detention hearing.