Today in the News: Man who killed toddler by throwing her in river gets life in prison

Arthur E. Morgan III was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering his 2 ½-year-old daughter. Superior Court Judge Anthony J. Mellaci told Morgan that if New Jersey had the death penalty, he would be “candidate No. 1” for his heinous crime. In 2011, Morgan strapped his daughter into her car seat, attached a weight to the seat and tossed it into a river, leaving her to die.

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