KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Aggieland News

Houston Mother, Caregiver Charged in Baby's Death

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

HOUSTON (AP) A Houston mother and caregiver have been charged in the death of a 5-month-old girl who had multiple fractures, head trauma and bruises.

The Houston Chronicle reports that Houston police identified the baby as Alyssa Cedillo.

Police have charged the child's mother, 20-year-old Judy Cedillo, and 27-year-old Leonardo Pereira, described by police as one of the child's primary caregivers, in the baby's death. They have been charged with injury to a child.

Cedillo is in jail on $100,000 bond. The Chronicle reports Pereira's bond is unknown. It remains unclear whether either suspect has an attorney.

Police say by the time they arrived at a Houston home on Monday, Alyssa had already been transferred to a hospital. She later died at Texas Children's Hospital.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 233153081 - kbtx.com/a?a=233153081