SOUTH GATE, Calif. (KABC) -- LA County detectives have arrested a South Gate man in connection with the murder of his 5-month-old daughter.
Jose Francisco Aleman, 22, was arrested and booked for murder and assault on a child causing death.
South Gate officers were called to a home in the 8000 block of California Avenue on the morning of Feb. 23 on a report of a baby not breathing.
They found a 5-month-old girl who was unresponsive and she was declared dead at the scene.
An autopsy later determined the victim's death was a homicide and the girl had suffered traumatic injury.
Officers arrested Aleman on Thursday and the District Attorney's Office filed charges on Thursday. His arraignment is expected March 26.
South Gate father arrested for murder of 5-month-old daughter
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