Despite lifesaving measures, the Sheriff’s Office said the victim succumbed to her injuries. At the hospital, an investigator with the Coroner’s Office concluded that the child "had numerous injuries indicative of child abuse."
Upon further investigation, the child’s father, Isaiah Rumph, and his girlfriend, Charity Staffieri, were identified as suspects and charged with causing great bodily injury/death to a child under 8 years old, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Additionally, the couple faces murder and torture charges, KABC-TV reports.
The pair remain held at the West Valley Detention Center on $500,000 bond.