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 ...
Ellorah Rose Warner, a three-week old girl, was found dead Saturday, Jan. 24, in the 20600 block of Newhall Avenue in Santa Clarita, according to law enforcement.
A couple walked into the Santa Clarita sheriff’s station Jan. 23 about 9:30 p.m. to report that their infant daughter was missing. Deputies from three stations set out on an all-night search with helicopters, dogs and the help of neighbors. They held the couple overnight for questioning and searched their apartment, authorities said.
About 7 a.m., the child’s father, Matthew Warner, 30, led deputies to a small, blue-gray truck parked outside an apartment complex in the 23600 block of Newhall Avenue about half a mile from the family’s home.
The baby was found dead in the front cab, said Lt. Holly Francisco of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Details of how she died were not ...
Anthony Lee Wilson, a 2-year-old white child, died Sunday, Oct. 5, after he was beaten in the 37900 block of 26th Street East in Palmdale, according to L.A. County coroner and district attorney records.
Anthony lived with his mother, Rosie Lee Wilson, and her boyfriend in Palmdale and was taken to a hospital Aug. 21. According to prosecutors, Anthony suffered “great bodily injury” from June to August. The child remained in critical condition until he died Oct. 5.
Rosie Lee Wilson, a 21-year-old black woman, and Brandon Jerel Williams, a 25-year-old black man, were each charged with murder and assault on a child causing death and torture, according to the district attorney’s office.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Brihanna Ranee Adkins, an 11-month-old infant, died Thursday, April 24, 2013, after she consumed methadone in the 600 block of West Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
On the day of Brihanna's death, Charissa Ranee Bailey, the girl's mother, received a week’s supply of methadone from a clinic and was instructed to keep the drug in a locked container away from children, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Police and paramedics were called later that day to a motel where Brihanna was found unresponsive, the release said. She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead at 5:35 a.m., according to coroner's records.
The coroner’s office ruled the death a homicide after methadone was found in the baby's body.
Bailey was arrested and charged in ...
Michaela Cross, a 1-month-old baby girl, died Thursday, Aug. 11, after sustaining trauma in the 600 block of Magnolia Avenue in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Fire Department paramedics responded to a report of an infant in cardiac arrest about 6:30 a.m., according to a Long Beach Police Department news release. When officials arrived, they tried to save Michaela, who was 31 days old, but pronounced the girl dead, police said.
An autopsy confirmed investigators' "suspicions that the infant's death was not accidental," officials said. Additionally, the child's body showed evidence of ongoing physical abuse. Coroner’s records classified Michaela as a battered child.
The baby's parents, Michael Cross, a 42-year-old black man, and Melissa Swanson, a 34-year-old white woman, both Long Beach residents, were charged Aug. 16 by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office with one count ...
A newborn white baby boy, identified by coroner's officials as John Doe No. 197, was found dead Monday Nov. 8 in the 4500 block of Simpson Avenue in Studio City, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
According to coroner's records, the child was discovered in the trash can in the mother's bedroom. The discovery was made about 7 p.m., said Assistant Chief Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County coroner's office.
The mother, whose identity has not been released, was placed into custody and questioned, said Richard French, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman.
As of Monday, coroner's officials said the baby's official cause of death had been deferred and results will not be available for six to eight weeks.
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Update January 18, 2018: The coroner has identified John Doe No. 197 as Baby Boy Renson ...
Angel Berrios, a 1-year-old white boy, was shot and killed Thursday, April 8, in the 800 block of South Sierra Vista Avenue in Alhambra, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Police officers received a call of a possible suicide at a home about 4:30 a.m. When officers arrived at the location, they found three bodies, Alhambra police Lt. Edith Lopez said.
Inside they discovered a 25-year-old man, later identified as Angel Berrios Jr., fatally shot, along with Natasha Cobian, 23, and the couple’s infant son, Angel Joseph Berrios.
Alhambra police said that, based on the crime scene, they believe the deaths were the result of a double-murder suicide, with the man shooting the baby and Cobian, then taking his own life.
Lopez said several other family members were inside the four-bedroom house at the time of the shooting, but they were unharmed. They alerted authorities ...