Courtesy of 7online.com:
Father accused of killing baby girl in front of witnesses
Allegedly smashed his daughter's head against an iron railing
(Palisades Park- WABC, Sep. 18, 2007) - A father is being held on $1 million for the alleged murder of his 3-month-old baby.
Bergen County police say 29-year-old Peter Olmeda, asked his girlfriend if he could hold the baby one more time, before he left her family home last night.
According to witnesses he swung the baby by the ankles into the railing, then threw the baby down to the ground and ran.
Olmeda did not get far after running off. Upset bystanders chased him down and tackled him to the ground while relatives called 9-1-1 and tried to keep the baby alive.
The baby, Jenessa Olmeda was pronounced dead at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck.
The father was taken to Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus, for psychiatric evaluation. The $1 million bail is pending as his hearing is scheduled sometime later in the week.
As for the baby's mother, she is said to be "very distraught" by what she witnessed and is undergoing psychiatric evaluation, authorities said.