4-year-old girl's body found in Beaumont home, woman pronounced dead after 2 adults overdose, police say

BEAUMONT, Calif. (KABC) -- A 4-year-old girl is dead after an apparent case of child abuse in Beaumont, authorities said.

Officers responded Wednesday evening to a report of a person having a seizure in the 800 block of East Sixth Street. They arrived to find two adults suffering from overdoses, and the deceased girl, according to the Beaumont Police Department.

In a statement, police said the child "had numerous bruises throughout her body, appeared severely malnourished, and based on rate of decomposition" appeared to have been dead for as many as two days.

The two adults -- a man and woman -- were taken to the hospital, where the unresponsive woman was pronounced dead shortly after arrival to the emergency room, authorities said. The man was listed in critical condition.

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Neither of the deceased were immediately identified, pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Beaumont police at 951-769-8500.
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