Alan Michael Romero, a 1-year-old white baby, died Monday, Oct. 3, after he was struck in the head in the 18400 block of Hurley Street in the South San Jose Hills area of the San Gabriel Valley, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Romero’s mother, a 21-year-old white woman, took him to a hospital on Sept. 30 because he was “acting weird,” according a coroner’s records.
The toddler had multiple bruises on his body, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Marcelo Quintero, but doctors determined that his immediate problem was a brain injury. The boy was pronounced dead at 1:19 p.m. on Oct. 3. Coroner's records say the cause of death was abusive head trauma.
Investigators arrested the mother’s boyfriend, Karim Ricardo Ibarra, a 21-year-old Latino, on Oct. 1.
Ibarra was charged with murder and assault on ...