Cranford NJ Woman Accused of Setting Car on Fire, Driving on Garden State Parkway with Two Children Trapped Inside
48-year-old Narcissa Zuber was charged with attempted murder, aggravated arson, and child endangerment. Authorities say that Zuber set fire to her gold Jeep Liberty on the side of the road before driving the vehicle on the Garden State Parkway in Clark, New Jersey. Police said that Zuber’s two children were trapped inside the car at the time.
Eventually, Zubber pulled the car over in Woodbridge, NJ, and police arrived on the scene. Authorities sent Zuber and the two children to Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, where they were treated for burn injuries.
Later, an individual connected to the family disclosed that the children inside the car were the 7-year-old twins of Narcissa Zuber and Ronald Zuber. According to authorities, the children are no longer in the hospital and are currently recuperating.
Zuber is being held at the Union County Jail in Elizabeth NJ on $800,000 bail.
For more information about this case, access the NJ.com article entitled “Cranford Woman Charged with Trying to Kill Her Two Children in Burning Car.“