BALDWIN PARK, Calif. (KTLA) – The father of a 21-month-old boy who died of blunt force trauma was charged with murder Friday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’ Office announced.
David Vazquez, 32, appeared in court for arraignment Friday but the hearing was postponed until July 10, according to the DA’s office.
Vazquez was arrested by homicide detectives who were investigating the June 12 death of his 1-year-old son.
According to the L.A. County Coroner, the child died of blunt force trauma.
Vazquez was facing 25 years to life in prison if convicted, the DA’s office announced.
He was being held on $1,000,000 bail.