Reporting David Madden
By David Madden
CLAYTON, N.J. (CBS) — Authorities have closed the book on last year’s murder of a 12-year-old Clayton, NJ girl at the hands of a neighbor.
His older brother, who was originally charged in the case, has been released.
With an existing a gag order from a Gloucester County judge still in place, authorities won’t talk about 18-year-old Dante Robinson, who was charged in juvenile court with the murder of Autumn Pasquale.
But he’s living with relatives these days, away from the family home in Clayton, The murder charge against Dante has apparently been dropped, but the reason why has not been explained by Camden County prosecutors, who took the case over after Pasquale’s family complained about how Gloucester County was handling it (see related story).
Family members on both sides are hoping for closure and healing, according to statements issued by their attorneys.