Monday, July 27, 2009
William Aguirre-Fajardo Charged with Killing 8-month-old
UPDATE: On July 27, 2009 at approximately 3:30 AM Baby Doe succumbed to his injuries. As a result of the death, William Aguirre Fajardo, 24 years old, will be charged with homicide and assault resulting in the death of a child under 8 years of age.
Monterey Police arrested a man Friday suspected of abusing an 8 month old child.
William Aguirre-Fajardo, 24, of Monterey, is in jail facing child abuse and sex charges with a minor. According to police, officers and paramedics responded to the Casa Verde Inn after 6 p.m. following a report of a child that had fallen and was unconscious. The child was taken to Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and then flown to Stanford Medical Center for treatment.
Investigators determined the child's injuries to be consistent with "shaken-baby syndrome"; they add his 17-year old girlfriend was away at the time of the incident.