Houston Police Department
Investigation into Infant's Death at 12609 West Hardy Road

January 17, 2012 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of an infant at 12609 West Hardy Road about 9:30 p.m. on Sunday (Jan. 15).

The baby, identified as Aliza Rose Martinez, one month old, suffered head trauma and was transported to Doctors Hospital Tidwell where she later died from her injuries.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer T. Andrade and Officer J. Villareal reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to Doctors Hospital Tidwell at 510 West Tidwell Road where baby Aliza had recently died.  When officers arrived, they were told by medical personnel the infant may have died from injuries received in a fall at 12609 West Hardy Road.

The investigation is pending baby Aliza's cause of death to be determined by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

VHS/JFC  1-17-12

Inc. #006543712


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