Adelanto’s mother arrested after baby girl’s death: San Bernardino Sheriff

Mayra Rodriguez-Garcia, 36, of Adelanto is suspected in the murder of her 7-month-old daughter, sheriff's officials said.

Mayra Rodriguez-Garcia, 36, of Adelanto, is suspected in the murder of her 7-month-old daughter, sheriff’s officials said.

San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Adelanto mother on suspicion of killing her 7-month-old daughter.

Victor Valley Station Sheriff’s officials said around 2:10 a.m. Saturday that deputies responded to an emergency in the 11400 block of Russet Place in Adelanto.

The area is between Highway 395 and Bellflower Street, north of Hook Boulevard.

When deputies arrived, they found a 7-month-old girl who was not breathing, sheriff’s officials said.

Deputies performed CPR on the infant until emergency personnel arrived and took her to the hospital, where at 3:11 a.m. doctors pronounced her dead, according to the sheriff’s statement.

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During the investigation, deputies and medical staff discovered trauma to the infant, which the sheriff’s report said was consistent with child abuse. Sheriff’s officials did not elaborate on the child’s condition.

Authorities blame Mayra Rodriguez-Garcia for the death of her baby. Rodriguez-Garcia was arrested and taken to High Desert Detention Center in Adelanto.

On Sunday, she remained in custody and without bail at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga.

The Sheriff’s Homicide Department is investigating.

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Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Department at 909-890-4904. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the We-Tip hotline at 800-78-CRIME (27463) or

This article originally appeared on Victorville Daily Press: San Bernardino County mother charged with killing her baby girl

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