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Suspect Charged in Death of Infant at 2151 South Kirkwood #131

November 29, 2010 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a baby girl at 2151 South Kirkwood #131 about 5:35 p.m. last Friday (Nov. 26).

Iniubong Effiong Ebong (b/m, DOB: 1-12-79) is charged with injury to a child in the 351st State District Court.  He is accused in the death of Indya Ebong, 5 months, who suffered blunt force trauma to the abdomen and pronounced dead at West Houston Medical Center.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers K. Lovelace and D. Arnold reported:

Baby Indya was driven to the hospital by her parents where she died a short time later.  An autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences determined the baby had severe blunt force trauma to the abdomen and ruled her death a homicide.

On Saturday (Nov. 27), the father of baby Indya, suspect Iniubong Ebong, admitted to investigators he used his hand to strike the baby on her abdomen when she would not stop crying.

KJS/JFC  11-29-10
Inc. #166133410 

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.