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The San Bernardino Police Department reported that a Desert Hot Springs man was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of murder after allegedly stomping his girlfriend’s 3-year-old child’s head on the ground.
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.
Santos Rodriguez, 24, was transferred to and held without bail in the West Valley Detention Center.
He is 24 years old.
Accused Of Killing His Girlfriend’s Son Full Details
Santos Rodriguez is accused of Saturday’s killing of the toddler, an accusation police say he admitted. According to the police, after losing his temper, he admitted to stomping the child’s head repeatedly on the ground.
Following further questioning by investigators, he made the admission, police said.
Officers rushed to a hospital Saturday, where the boy was being treated for serious head injuries by medical personnel, police said.
Rodriguez first told emergency workers and investigators that the kid had fallen off a Razor scooter, according to police, and hit his head on the pavement.
But the police said after further questioning, Rodriguez confessed and said he murdered the boy at the 500-block West Victoria Street home.
No other details were released by investigators. In a news release, the police said that there is currently no further information available for public release.
The motive remains under investigation, police said.
At the San Bernardino County West Valley Detention Center, Rodriguez is being held without bail.