Police: Woman drove around with dead niece in car

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 10/02/2013 5:33 pm

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A woman who allegedly drove around for much of a day with the body of her 2-year-old niece in the car's back seat has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and torture-related charges.

The Bakersfield Californian reports (http://bit.ly/1eYbrBp ) 20-year-old Wendy Guadalupe Gomez says she didn't call 911 because she's in the country illegally and didn't want to chance getting arrested.

Authorities say on Sept. 20 Gomez drove around for seven hours, calling relatives and friends, and giving a friend a ride with the dead child in the back seat of the Toyota Camry. Prosecutors say Gomez knew her niece, Karla Isidro, was dead.

Police reports say an autopsy revealed the girl had suffered a skull fracture, and there was bruising on the top of her head.

___

Information from: The Bakersfield Californian, http://www.bakersfield.com

 

©2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND
WATCH OUR LIVE NEWSCAST

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.