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GPD arrests parents of newborn found dead in car

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Just before 7 o'clock Monday evening agents from the Guam Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division arrested the parents of a 3-month old boy who died Saturday afternoon from asphyxiation.

Arrested were 24-year-old Victoria Lynn Quidachay Siaotong and 28-year-old Shawn Travis Llagas Cruz. Both were arrested on charges of negligent homicide, family violence, child abuse and leaving a child unattended in a motor vehicle.

According to acting police spokesperson Paul Tapao, 3-month old Tyler suffered second degree burns all over his body.  Tapao adds the family returned to their home in Yigo around noon Saturday, it was three hours later the parents found the baby still in the back seat of their car. 

The mother and father were booked and confined. According to Tapao with the arrest, the case is closed  and will be forwarded to the Guam Attorney General's Office for their information and disposition.
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