So sad! A 3-week-old girl who was found in a strip mall Dumpster in San Diego Sunday afternoon, turns out to ba a baby abducted after her mother, father and uncle were shot, authorities in California have said.
Eliza Delacruz was taken from a home in Long Beach on Saturday. Authorities told CNN that the attacker possibly knew the family and that immediately after the shooting, a man fled the home with the child.
According to Fox News, Long Beach police spokeswoman Marlene Arrona said;
“About 4:30 p.m., San Diego County Sheriff’s Department notified Long Beach Police Department that they were investigating the discovery of a deceased infant, knowing that Long Beach Police were actively investigating a case involving a missing infant.”
The San Diego Coroner’s Office confirmed the deceased infant was Eliza.
Meanwhile, two of the shooting victims remain in critical condition at an area hospital, police said, and a third has been treated and released.
Photo of Eliza Delacruz is from family photo released by authorities on Jan. 3, 2015