2-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Fontana Home; Mom and Step-Grandfather Arrested on Child Abuse Charges: Police

A 2-year-old girl was found unresponsive at a home in Fontana on Monday night, and the toddler’s mother and step-grandfather were arrested in connection with her death, police reported.

Cheyenne Cobb, who was arrested in connection with her 2-year-old daughter's death, is seen  in a booking photo released by the Fontana Police Department on Oct. 25, 2016.

Cheyenne Cobb, who was arrested in connection with her 2-year-old daughter’s death, is seen in a booking photo released by the Fontana Police Department on Oct. 25, 2016.

Paramedics and firefighters responded to a home in the 16700 block of Slover Avenue at about 9:14 p.m.  Monday. The toddler was not breathing, and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Detectives found a significant amount of evidence indicating the toddler suffered from neglect and child abuse, the Fontana Police Department said in a news release.

Cheyenne Cobb, 20, the toddler’s mother, and Jon Palechek, 47, the child’s step-grandfather, were both booked into the West Valley Detention Center, police reported.

Jon Palechek, who was arrested in connection with his 2-year-old, step-granddaughter's death, is seen  in a booking photo released by the Fontana Police Department on Oct. 25, 2016.

Jon Palechek, who was arrested in connection with his 2-year-old, step-granddaughter’s death, is seen in a booking photo released by the Fontana Police Department on Oct. 25, 2016.

The investigation was ongoing.

No other information was released.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Fontana Police Department at 909-350-7740.