Thursday, June 13, 2013

Dad arrested for death of 1-year-old son (Baldwin Park, California)

Dad is identified as DAVID VAZQUEZ. No mention of a mother in the home.

Baldwin Park Father Arrested In Death Of 1-Year-Old Son

June 13, 2013 7:57 AM

BALDWIN PARK ( — A father has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of his 1-year-old son.

David Vazquez, 32, of Baldwin Park, was arrested around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday by Baldwin Park police, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Joshua Vazquez, 21 months, died at a hospital around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday after being transported from a home in the 3700 block of Downing Avenue, according to Sheriff’s investigators.

The boy reportedly suffered head and neck injuries.

Additional details surrounding the circumstances of the child’s death were not released.

Vazquez was being held on $1 million bail at the Los Angeles County Jail.

He is scheduled to appear in court Friday morning.