STOCKTON (CBS13) – A man and woman are under arrest after a 2-year-old girl’s death was ruled a homicide, Stockton Police announced Thursday.
Dwight Slay, 27, and Latima Coleman, 30, were arrested on child abuse resulting in death charges. Slay is said to be the girl’s biological father. Coleman is Slay’s girlfriend, police say.
The girl died on April 6, but Joe Silva with Stockton Police says the department will not comment on how she died other than that it was due to abuse.
Detectives are still actively investigating the incident.