Police Make 2nd Arrest in Death of Baby Girl
POSTED: Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 5:37pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 9:31pm
EL PASO - El Paso police have arrested a second person for the murder of a baby girl.
Investigators charged 19-year old Jorge Sanchez with injury to a child by omission. Police say 20-month old Desiree Merjil was killed by her own mother in July.
Investigators say Sanchez witnessed 21-year-old Lorraine Lizzette Merjil beating the infant, but did nothing to stop it.
Merjil is charged with capital murder.