Two arrested on murder, child cruelty charges following death of 9-month-old baby in Marina – KION546

MARINA, Calif. (KION-TV) — Marina Police has confirmed two people have been arrested and charged with murder and child cruelty charges in relation to the death of a 9-month-old baby.

26-year-old Marcus-Berring Hopkins and 23-year-old Tatiana Hale were booked into the Monterey County Jail following an incident involving the death of a baby.

Marina Police said they were dispatched on May 16, 2022, to Abrams Park for reports of a non-responsive 9-month-old.

AMR then evaluated the child what was determined to be a head injury.

The baby was transported to a Bay Area trauma center, where it later passed away.

After an additional investigation into the incident and injuries, Marina Police placed Hale and Berring-Hopkins under arrest.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Marina Police Department.

This is a developing story.

Two arrested on murder, child cruelty charges following death of 9-month-old baby in Marina – KION546

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