VINELAND, NJ (CBS) – Police in Vineland, New Jersey say a 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged with two counts of homicide after the bodies of a missing mother and her three-month-old baby were recovered late Tuesday night in Cumberland County.
Ricardo Santiago voluntarily turned himself in to authorities yesterday, police say.READ MORE: Community Recalls Memories At Historic St. Leo's Church In Tacony As Fire Crews Work To Determine What Caused Blaze
Officials say 34-year-old Neidy Ramirez and her daughter Genesis were last seen on Friday, November 27.
Police say Santiago does have a five-year-old child with Neidy, but he was not the father of Genesis.
Ramirez was last seen Friday in an area laundromat, according to police.READ MORE: Funeral For Slain Officer, Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook, To Be Held Monday
They believe Santiago is the only suspect.
“They were co-parents and it appears there was some sort of dispute going on.”
Santiago is lodged in Cumberland County jail on $1 million cash bail.
A GoFundMe page has been set up for Ramirez’s family and funeral costs.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Police Chief Frank Vanore, Captain Jason Smith To Address Violent Weekend Across City
KYW Newsradio’s Tim Jimenez contributed to this report.