Baby girl dies un­der sus­pi­cious cir­cum­stances

Imperial Valley Press - - NEWS -

A 2-year-old girl was re­ported dead Tues­day un­der sus­pi­cious cir­cum­stances at Mex­i­cali’s Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal, ac­cord­ing to me­dia re­ports.

La Crónica news­pa­per said the girl, who has been iden­ti­fied only as Sonia Mari­bel pre­sum­ably died due to in­tox­i­ca­tion from con­sum­ing a yet-to-be-de­ter­mined sub­stance.

State Foren­sics Chief César González told the news­pa­per the girl’s corpse was trans­ferred to the agency’s premises from the hos­pi­tal at 2 a.m. Tues­day.

Au­thor­i­ties were as of Wed­nes­day try­ing to de­ter­mine the sub­stance the vic­tim in­gested that ap­par­ently caused her death.

The test­ing will take some time, he said.

González de­nied the girl died due to body trauma.

La At­tor­ney Gen­eral’s of­fice said the mi­nor was taken by her fa­ther to the hos­pi­tal at 7 p.m. Mon­day.

The vic­tim’s death was con­firmed hours later.

The girl’s fa­ther, who has been iden­ti­fied only as José de Jesús “Doe,” 39, fled from the hos­pi­tal.

Ac­cord­ing to the agency, the vic­tim’s fa­ther had an ar­rest war­rant for rob­bery and bur­glary.

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