Needles, CA: Homicide detectives arrested father for the murder of his 3 month old daughter.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, on Thursday, November 7th, 2019, medical staff at Colorado River Medial Center in Needles, California advised the victim, a 3 month old female was in the emergency room.
The victim was not breathing and was transported by helicopter to Sunrise Children’s Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Medical staff in Las Vegas determined the victim would not survive and her injuries were most likely caused by abuse.
Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station and Specialized Investigations Division- Crimes Against Children initiated an investigation.
On Friday, November 8th, 2019, the victim succumbed to her injuries and the investigation transitioned to a homicide investigation.
Homicide detectives responded to both the hospital in Las Vegas and the incident location in Needles.
Based on information obtained, the victim’s father, identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station as 28 year old Stefan Jackson from Needles, California was arrested for murder.
Jackson was booked for PC 187-Murder and is currently incustody at the High Desert Detention Center in Adelanto.
He is being held without bail. Jackson’s next court date is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 in the Victorville Superior Court.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Gerad Laing, at (909)-387-3589.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME or http://www.wetip.com.
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Sheriff's homicide detectives arrest father for the murder of his 3-month-old daughter https://t.co/ulDV3j9jXE
— SBCSD Colorado River Station (@CORiverStation) November 9, 2019
**** Please Note: This press release was released publicly by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station. ****