Mom arrested in demise of 2-month-old child


The mom of a 2-month-old child has been arrested on suspicion of homicide after police found the lifeless little one inside a Mission Valley East condominium on Sunday, authoritites mentioned.

Police had been known as shortly after 11:30 a.m. a couple of potential demise of an toddler contained in the condominium on San Diego Mission Street close to Rancho Mission Street. When officers and paramedics arrived, they discovered an “clearly deceased” child within the residence.

“The toddler was affected by trauma to her physique that indicated she was the sufferer of a violent crime,” police Lt. Adam Sharki mentioned in a information launch.

Police arrested the infant’s 35-year-old mom, Christine Mendoza. They recognized the lifeless child as Sophia Piper Rose Mendoza.

Investigators imagine the demise was a “tragic domestic-related incident the place the toddler’s mom killed her little one for unknown causes,” Sharki mentioned.

No different suspects are being sought, police mentioned.

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