Homicide & Crimes Against Children Detectives

Arrest Alfonso Ornelas


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February 16, 2019, Yucaipa, California____ 

Late Saturday morning, San Bernardino County Sheriff (Yucaipa) Deputies responded at approximately 11:44 A.M., to a medical aid call of a six-month old child not breathing.  A Deputy began lifesaving measures until medical aid arrived.  The baby was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center. Doctors continued lifesaving measures until she was pronounced deceased at 6:41 P.M. 


San Bernardino County Sheriff Detectives with the Crimes Against  Children and Homicide Detail responded to conduct the investigation. Following their investigation, the baby girl’s father, Alfonso Ornelas, was arrested for Murder and Assault on a child causing great bodily injury/death. No other details are being released at this time. 


Anyone with information is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff  Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Julius McChristian at (909)387-3589.

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