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Baldwin Park Father Arrested in Death of 1-Year-Old Son

BALDWIN PARK, Calif. (KTLA) –A father suspected of murder in the death of his 21-month-old son was behind bars Thursday.

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David Vazquez, 32,

David Vazquez, 32, was arrested by homicide detectives after an investigation into the death of his son Joshua.

Joshua died Wednesday in the 3700 block of Downing Avenue in Baldwin Park, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department press release.

According to the L.A. County Coroner, the child died of blunt force trauma.

Vazquez was being held on $1,000,000 bail.

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