(19 month old baby found dead)…The 23 year old mother was arrested.
Brawley Police say they received the call at around 10:30 Thursday morning. It was reported a possible deceased child at an apartment complex in the 200 block of West E Street. Officers responded and discovered a 19 month old deceased child in one of the apartments. Commander Brett Houser says in the course of the investigation, the child’s mother, 23 year old Tania Martinez of Brawley, was contacted on scene and taken into custody without incident. She was booked into County Jail on the criminal charge of involuntary manslaughter. Houser says the investigation is ongoing, and no further details will be released at this time.