POSTED: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 4:45pm
UPDATED: Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 5:48am
EL PASO- –Police have arrested a mother in the death of her twenty-month-old daughter.
Police say the baby, Desiree Merjil, died as a result of injuries to her abdomen area. The mother, Lorraine Lizzette Merjil, 21, was responsible for the injuries and has been charged with Capital Murder. She has been booked into the El Paso County Jail with no bond.
Baby Desiree becomes the 15th murder victim for 2011. She is the second child death of 2011.