Shaken Baby Arrest


POSTED: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 12:20pm

UPDATED: Friday, November 12, 2010 - 10:44am

LAS CRUCES - A 17-year-old mother is charged with critically injuring her baby.

Police say the child's injuries are consistent with shaken baby syndrome.

Diana Atima Goenaga is charged with child abuse causing death or great bodily harm.

Police arrested her Monday night.

2-month-old Baby Jade as she is called remains on life support at Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso where she has been since Sunday afternoon.

Detectives say they learned that on Wednesday, Nov. 3, the baby’s 23-year-old father arrived at the couple’s apartment and noticed Jade was unresponsive and limp.

The couple began driving Jade to a Las Cruces hospital but, according to statements made to detectives, the baby appeared to regain consciousness so they returned home.

The couple told detectives that two days later they took Jade to a family doctor in Las Cruces who examined the baby and attributed the baby’s symptoms, which included vomiting, to a change in formula. The couple again returned home with baby Jade.

Detectives learned that on Sunday morning the baby’s father again noticed Jade to be unresponsive and rushed her to Mountain View Regional Medical Center. The girl was then transported by ambulance to Las Palmas where pediatric specialists determined Jade was suffering from head trauma consistent with shaken baby syndrome.

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Thank god for Susana Martinez.

I thought Bill Richardson had a bunch of money to help a bunch of kids.Now that elections are over,no money honey.Hang this girl from the nearest tree and make an example of her.

You dont know crap about this girl, so shut your fat nasty trap before you make a fool out of your dumb ass

So what do you think there is to know about this person? From my point of view just that she caused harm witch resulted in DEATH to an innocent little baby, doesn't give me much to think about her.Are u some heartless person, because this seems pretty unfair? I would think that the only person here making a fool of themselves would be you!!!!!

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