Police: Anderson Couple Arrested in Infants Death

Dec 30, 2014 8:12 PM by Pedro Quintana

An Anderson couple is behind bars tonight, charged with the murder of their own baby.
Robert McBroom, 22 and Cynthia McBroom were arrested this evening on charges of felony child abuse and murder.
On December 27th, Anderson Police responded to reports of 3-month old having trouble breathing on the 1900 block Mill Street in Anderson.
After being transported to Mercy Medical Center, it was determined the baby suffered head injuries, after being assaulted two separate times, allegedly by both parents.
The baby was transported by helicopter to UC Davis Medical Center, the infant was pronounced dead Monday afternoon.
A two-year-old sibling of the victim was also taken into child protective custody and turned over to the care of Shasta County Child and Family Services.
Both parents were booked into the Shasta County Jail.


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