Baby with head injury dies, mom taken into custody

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The following news release was sent by the Avondale Police Dept.:

Avondale police have arrested a woman in connection with the death of her 11-month daughter.

Ubaldina Limon-Sanchez, 26, was charged today with second degree murder following an investigation into the death of her baby, Maria Victoria Alvarez-Limon. Police responded to a residence in the 1000 block of S. Fourth Street on Nov. 25 around 6:30 p.m. to a report of a child not breathing. Paramedics on scene found the child non-responsive and not breathing. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

According to police, the baby was found to have a head injury. Investigators obtained a search warrant to collect evidence at the scene, and interviewed the mother and other people in the home. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Limon-Sanchez at her home this afternoon. The victim's two older siblings were placed in the custody of Child Protective Services.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Avondale Police Department at (623) 333-7001.