West Texas teen arrested for killing newborn daughter

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - An El Paso woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her own child.

According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, Erica Gomez, 17, gave birth to a baby girl inside her residence, wrapped her in a bathrobe and placed her inside a storage shed on her property.

On Feb. 9, investigators were dispatched to the 13000 block of Frankie Ln. in reference to a welfare check of an infant child and discovered the infant’s body.

The investigation also showed that the infant suffered a stab wound and lacerations to her neck and body.

Gomez was arrested Friday for capital murder and is being held on a $800,000 bond.



Article from ElPasoProud.com

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