MODESTO (CBS13) – Police have arrested a Modesto woman and her fiancé on suspicion of murdering her son.

On Wednesday, 911 dispatchers received an emergency call that a child had stopped breathing. Emergency responders arrived at a residence in the 300 block of Standiford Avenue and started life-saving procedures on a 3-year-old Gilbert Escamilla. He was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition and then flown by helicopter to Madera Children’s Hospital.

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Gilbert was later pronounced dead.

After learning of the child’s injuries, detectives launched an investigation at Gilbert’s home.

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As a result of the investigation, they arrested Gilbert’s mother, 24-year-old Connie Escamilla, on a murder charge. They also arrested Connie’s fiancé, 20-year-old Kylie Beasley, on murder and torture charges.

Connie’s other child, a 7-year-old girl, was placed in the custody of Child Protective Services.

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Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters may also text information to Crime Stoppers at 274637. Just type “TIP704” along with your message.