LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Police say they’ve made an arrest in the death of an 18-month-old boy found unresponsive at a South LA motel.
Shane Zachary Flowers, 23, was arrested Wednesday in the death of the unidentified baby. He was detained by Torrance police before being booked by the LAPD on suspicion of child abuse resulting in death.READ MORE: Vigil Held For 18-Year-Old Rylee Goodrich, 1 Of 2 Teen Victims Shot And Killed In Corona Movie Theater
The boy was rushed Tuesday to a hospital in medical distress from Rosa Bell Motel, in the 5600 block of South Western Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.READ MORE: More Businesses Like The Abbey in WeHo Setting Own Vaccine Requirements For Customers
The cause of the boy’s death was not released.MORE NEWS: 17-Year Old Girl Violently Assaulted While Jogging In Culver City
Flowers is being held on $100,000 bail.