Morgan Hill, California – A 45-year-old woman from Morgan Hill was taken into custody after an 18-month-old child was brought to the hospital with injuries consistent with a beating and a brain hemorrhage.
Police say that Amelia Christine Jones was arrested and taken to the Santa Clara County prison on charges of child abuse with great bodily damage and inflicting injury on a child.
According to investigators, on February 25, at around 12:35 p.m., police officers went to the 500 block of E. Central Avenue to investigate a report of an unconscious child.
When officers got on the scene, they noticed the 18-month-old infant was unconscious and breathing heavily with his mouth open. After investigating, they noticed that the child had apparent injuries on several different parts of their body. The child was eventually taken to Valley Medical Center for treatment, where it was found that they had suffered a brain hemorrhage.
An investigation into this case is underway.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Sara Alanis at (669) 253-4957 or by email at Sara.Alanis@morganhill.ca.gov.