YUCAPIA (CBSLA) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of his 6-month-old daughter.
Alfonso Ornelas of Yucaipa was arrested on charges of murder and assault on a child causing great bodily injury / death.READ MORE: 4 Horses Die At Southland Race Tracks In 4 Days
Deputies responded to a medical aid call Saturday regarding a child not breathing.
When they arrived, they began life-saving measures. The baby was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead around 6:41 p.m.READ MORE: NLCS Game 3 Preview: How The Dodgers Can Turn It Around
Following her death, authorities launched an investigation which resulted in the arrest of Ornelas.
It remained unclear at the time of publication whether charges had been filed against Ornelas.MORE NEWS: 2 LAPD Officers, 4 Others Hospitalized After Downtown LA Crash
No further details have been released.