OXNARD, Calif. (CBSLA)— A woman and her boyfriend were arrested Friday evening after a newborn baby died from strangulation shortly after being born, authorities said.
Oxnard police officers responded to St. John’s Medical Center at 1600 N. Rose Ave shortly before 8 a.m. to reports of a suspicious injury.
Upon their arrival, officers learned that a newborn infant was in critical condition with suspicious injuries.
Family Protection Unit detectives arrived to assist in the investigation and determined that the victim’s mother, 20-year-old Andrea Torralba, and her boyfriend, 21-year-old David Villa, strangled the victim until he was unconscious.
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