Mother faces charges for death of baby - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

Mother faces charges for death of baby

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The mother of a 7-month-old baby boy, who was pronounced dead after apparently falling from a third-floor window in Normal Heights, was arrested for suspicion of murder, police said Saturday.

Zewoinesh Badasso, 33, was arrested late Friday by detectives and booked into Las Colinas Detention Center.

A witness called police at 5:12 p.m. Friday to report that an infant was on the ground under an apartment window in the west alley of 4500 39th Street, San Diego police homicide Lt. Ernie Herbert said.

Police and paramedics were unable to save the child, who was declared dead at 5:50 p.m. at a nearby hospital, Herbert said. The boy's name was not immediately released, and an autopsy was pending.

Detectives asked anyone with more information about the child's death to call them at (619) 531-2293.

 

THIS IS AN UPDATED STORY. For the original story, read below. 

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The death of a 7-month-old baby boy who fell from a third-floor window in San Diego's Normal Heights was under investigation Saturday.

Someone called police at 5:12 p.m. and reported an infant on the ground under an apartment window in the west alley of the 4500 block of 39th St., San Diego police Lt. Ernie Herbert of the homicide unit said.

Police and paramedics were unable to save the child, who was declared dead at 5:50 p.m. at a hospital, Herbert said. The boy's name was unavailable early Saturday.

Anyone with more information about the child's death was urged to call the detectives at (619) 531-2293.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Driver may face murder charges in deadly crash

    Driver may face murder charges in deadly crash

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:56:30 GMT
    Two people are dead and a suspected drunk driver is in the hospital, after a crash in the East County on westbound Interstate 8, east of Lake Jennings Park Road in Blossom Valley Saturday morning. 
    Two people are dead and a suspected drunk driver is in the hospital, after a crash in the East County on westbound Interstate 8, east of Lake Jennings Park Road in Blossom Valley Saturday morning. 
  • Suspect using cell phone during bank robbery

    Suspect using cell phone during bank robbery

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:42:54 GMT
    A man typed out a robbery demand message on his cell phone, and showed it to a teller to rob a credit union branch in northern San Diego, police said Saturday. 
    A man typed out a robbery demand message on his cell phone, and showed it to a teller to rob a credit union branch in northern San Diego, police said Saturday. 
  • Fatal collision on I-8 shuts down lanes

    Fatal collision on I-8 shuts down lanes

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:37:58 GMT
    A 71-year-old man was killed in a chain reaction crash on Interstate 8 in La Mesa. The crash temporarily shut down all eastbound traffic, authorities said Saturday. 
    A 71-year-old man was killed in a chain reaction crash on Interstate 8 in La Mesa. The crash temporarily shut down all eastbound traffic, authorities said Saturday. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.