Aug 5, 2014 6:26 PM by Kenzie Meek-Beck

4-year-old child dies in Walsenburg; Woman charged with child abuse

Update: Police have identified the girl as 4-year-old Alani Tatiana Reyes-Cueva.

WALSENBURG -- Police say the live-in girlfriend of a Walsenburg man is charged with Child Abuse after his four-year-old daughter died on Sunday.

Twenty-six-year-old, Marissa Jackson, was taken to the Huerfano County Jail and charged with one county of Child Abuse Resulting in Death. More charges could be filed later, as the investigation continues.

Police arrived to the 200 block of East 8th because of an unresponsive four-year-old girl on Sunday night.

She was transported to Spanish Peaks Regional Health center and was later pronounced dead.

(Photo of Marissa Jackson, suspect)



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