A California man allegedly stomped on his girlfriend’s three-year-old son to death.
- Santos Rodriguez, 24, allegedly stomped on his girlfriend’s son to death on Saturday.
- The incident came to light after police responded to a local hospital’s call.
- Rodrigues told authorities the toddler fell off a scooter and hit his head onto the pavement, but he later admitted to killing the child.
On Saturday, November 21, Santos Rodriguez, 24, allegedly killed his girlfriend’s son, Breitbart News reveals.
According to police reports, at the time of the incident, Rodriguez lost his temper and stomped the three-year-old’s head into the ground multiple times until he died. During a further investigation, the 24-year-old man reportedly admitted to killing the child.
Please see the attached Press Release regarding an incident and an arrest that occurred in San Bernardino. Unfortunately, the victim did not survive his injuries. pic.twitter.com/8XsUFa67Ka
— San Bernardino PD (@SanBernardinoPD) November 23, 2020
The horrific murder came to light after police responded to a local hospital’s call, informing them that the toddler was diagnosed with severe head trauma. The call was made on Sunday when the three-year-old succumbed to his injuries and died at the hospital.
Initially, Rodriguez tried to mislead health professionals and investigators. As per San Bernardino Police Department’s press release, he told them that the toddler fell off a Razor scooter and struck his head onto the pavement.
However, after an extensive investigation, Rodriguez admitted to committing the fatal crime. He was later booked into San Bernardino County West Valley Detention Center, where he is being held without bond on murder charges.