A Galloway man who threw his infant daughter from a Garden State Parkway bridge in 2010 is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.
Shamsiddin Abdur-Raheem was convicted in September of murder, kidnapping, and endangering the welfare of a child. In February of 2010, Abdur-Raheem kidnapped his daughter, Zara, in East Orange, and threw her from the Driscoll Bridge into the Raritan River.
He was also convicted of assaulting Zara’s maternal grandmother during the kidnapping.
He will be sentenced Wednesday at 9 a.m. by Superior Court Judge Bradley J. Ferencz in New Brunswick.
Abdur-Raheem grew up in Atlantic City, graduated from Atlantic City High School in 2006 and had studied criminal justice at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in Galloway Township.
He faces a minimum of 40 years and up to life in prison, Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa has said.