UPDATE: Arrest made in death of one-year-old - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

UPDATE: Arrest made in death of one-year-old

Emma Torres. Photo Source: Smith Co. Jail Emma Torres. Photo Source: Smith Co. Jail

Released by Tyler Police Department:

4:16 p.m. update:

Tyler Police Investigators have charged the mother to Jeremy Silva for Abandoning or Endangering a Child, a State Jail Felony. 

The mother is identified as Emma Torres, H/F, 06/10/1991, of Tyler. 

Torres had left her two children ages one and four alone in her residence while her boyfriend had taken her to work in Lindale, Texas this morning.

The investigation continues and further details will be released as they develop.

Original story:

Tyler Police responded to Trinity Mother Frances Hospital at 6:30a.m., Tuesday, November 23, 2010 to investigate the death of a one-year-old male child.

The child was picked up at his residence located at 114 N. Ross and transported to the hospital by his aunt. 

The child showed signs of physical abuse and was pronounced dead on arrival by emergency room personnel.  Tyler Police Investigators were called to the hospital to investigate the incident.  The victim was identified as Jeremy Silva, who lived at 114 N. Ross in Tyler.

The cause of death has not been determined at this time. An autopsy has been ordered that will be conducted at Southwest Forensics in Dallas.

Powered by Frankly