ARREST MADE IN DEATH OF 8 MONTH OLD CHILD

Date:  Friday, March 16, 2018, 6:44 PM
Location:  2000 Block of Jasmin Ct
Event:  Criminally Negligent Homicide
Case Number: 1803160106

Corpus Christi Police responded to a call on the 2000 block of Jasmin Court for an unconscious infant.

Updates to the call provided that a male resident in the home had fallen asleep in the bathtub with the baby on his chest.  Officers arrived and attempted to perform CPR on the child until Medics from the Corpus Christi Fire Department arrived on scene and took custody of the child.  The 8-month-old child was transported to Driscoll Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

As a result of the investigation which was conducted by Detectives, Bryan Matamoros (07/29/1996), was arrested and charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide.  This case is still active and ongoing and no other details will be released at this time.