Infant suffers possible fatal injuries in suspected child abuse

Update: July 6, 3:45 p.m.

A 7-month-old Ramona girl who was flown to Rady's Children's Hospital on July 4 with possible fatal injuries is still alive,  said San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Larry Nesbit on Friday afternoon.

Firefighters and deputies responded to the girl's home the 2600 block of Southern Oak Road on Wednesday morning and the sheriff's child abuse and homicide units were called in to investigate. Nesbit said there is no new information to release.

"Our investigation is continuing and we have made no arrests in this case as of this point," he said.

Original report:

A  7-month-old girl suffered what may be fatal injuries at a home in Ramona, and someone who was at the residence at the time is being questioned, authorities said Thursday.

Deputies and firefighters were called to the residence in the 2600 block of Southern Oak Road shortly before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, said San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Larry Nesbit.

Paramedics began treating the injured child, and the child was flown to Rady Children’s Hospital but was not expected to survive, the lieutenant said in a statement.

The Sheriff’s Department’s child abuse and homicide units were investigating the case, Nesbit said, adding that a male inside the residence at the time of the injury was being questioned.

No other details were released.

   
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