Incident at 8800 Broadway
July 13, 2005 -- Houston police
are awaiting results of an autopsy in the death of a baby girl
at 8800 Broadway about 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday (July 12).
Talena Alahjze Sims, two months old, was pronounced
dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.J. Grysen and
Officer T. Huynh reported:
The baby's mother had changed, fed and bathed
the little girl on Tuesday morning and placed her in a bassinet
for a nap before leaving for work. The baby was in the care of
her aunt, who thought the child was sleeping during the day. When
the child was checked in the afternoon, she was found unresponsive.
Persons at the scene initiated CPR, but paramedics arrived and
pronounced the girl dead.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.