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DOWNEY — Murder charges have been filed against a Downey couple whose infant daughter was found dead New Year’s Eve.
Police officers responded to a medical assist call Tuesday at an apartment in the 8400 block of Imperial Highway, where they found a 4-month-old girl unresponsive.
Despite CPR efforts by police officers and paramedics, the child was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
An autopsy by the L.A. County Coroner’s office classified the death as a homicide. The parents, who were not identified, were arrested and charged with murder and neglect.
Anyone with additional information is urged to contact Detective Steve Aubuchon at (562) 904-2361 or Detective Laura Quint at (562) 904-2328.