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: San Bernardino County Cracking Down On Sale, Use Of Illegal Fireworks With New Reporting Tool
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: NBC Will Not Air 2022 Golden Globes Amid Hollywood Foreign Press Association Controversy
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: Game On: LAUSD Says Venice High Baseball Team Can Play On Renovated Field
No further details have been released.