Toddler Murder Suspect Linked With Previous String of Assaults
POSTED: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 2:01pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 3:20pm
EL PASO — El Paso- A man has been arrested for capital murder after a toddler was found dead in an apartment complex in the Lower Valley we first brought to you last Friday.
Police say Ever Mendez was caring for two-year-old Isaiah Villanueva during the time of his death. A review Mendez' record shows various run-ins with the law, particularly assault cases.
Police have revealed the baby died as a result of blunt force trauma. In addition, detectives have learned Mendez had previously injured one of Isaiah's siblings.
Mendez is being held in the El Paso County Jail without bond.