Camden, N.J. – A woman awaiting trial in the death of her 17-month old son and her boyfriend have been charged in a murder-for-hire plot, according to according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins.
Heather Reynolds, 43, of Sicklerville and Jeffrey Callahan, 44, of Clayton, have been charged with one count of first-degree Conspiracy to Commit Murder.
Reynolds is currently detained on multiple charges including first-degree Murder in the May 10, 2018, death of her son, Axel Reynolds. During the investigation into Axel’s death, detectives uncovered evidence that Reynolds and Callahan were allegedly conspiring to have another individual killed.
The two were charged following an investigation into the reported plot.
Callahan was arrested on May 18 at his home in Clayton by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force – Camden Division. Reynolds was charged on May 19 at the Camden County Correctional Facility. Both are awaiting detention hearings.
All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.