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NightTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 07:16 PM
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5-month-old's death ruled a homicide.
http://www.thechronicle.com/node/608

WILLIMANTIC City and state police are investigating the death of a 5-month-old Willimantic girl. Erika Martinez, 20, of 67 West Ave., was arrested in connection with the death, ruled a homicide, by the state police Major Crime Squad at about 12:45 a.m. Sunday. She is charged with risk of injury to a minor in connection with the death of her daughter, Amaya Serra-Martinez.



According to police, emergency medical personnel were summoned to 67 West Ave. on a report of an unresponsive infant at about 12:30 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, they found the child in cardiac distress. By 1:24 p.m., the infant had been pronounced dead by staff at Windham Community Memorial Hospital. After an autopsy, the state chief medical examiners office ruled the infants death was a homicide. She died of a head injury.


Five-month-old Amaya Serra-Martinez in a screenshot from WFSB, Channel 3.

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CornField Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 07:25 PM
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1. That's terrible... just terrible.
No matter what or how, it just breaks my heart.
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C.C.D. Donating Member (101 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 08:41 PM
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2. Thats terrible. Poor baby. (nt)
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