New Jersey Police Officer Charged With Killing His Daughter

By Alex Lloyd Gross

Daniel Bannister, a Ewing New Jersey Police Officer was arrested outside of a WAWA in connection with the death of his daughter last year. Police said that on December 5 2018 his three month old daughter Hailey Bannister   was hospitalized with trouble breathing. Police and medics were able to quickly see that she received very serious injuries including a fractured skull and multiple fractured ribs.

The investigation was launched quickly and as a result, the newly hired officer was suspended from his position, pending the outcome of the investigation. His wife, Catherine was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.  Daniel Bannister is facing murder charges.