EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — An 18-year-old father from Edcouch was arraigned Wednesday in connection to the death of his son.
Dalyn Josiah Ramos was charged with capital murder at the Edinburg municipal court Wednesday afternoon. His bond was set at $1,000,000.
At about 9:43 p.m. Monday, officers responded to the 500 block of East Samano Street in reference to an unresponsive 16-month-old boy, according to a release from the Edinburg Police Department.
Emergency Medical Services with the Edinburg Fire Department responded to the location and attempted to revive the child.
The boy was transported to Edinburg Regional Children’s Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Detectives began an investigation, where all the occupants at the residence were interviewed.
During the investigation, it was discovered the boy had signs of trauma and there were inconsistent stories from the reporting parties, according to police.
Ultimately, the father of the child, identified as Ramos, confessed to detectives he strangled his son, the release stated.
Police say the mother of the infant was out of town at the time of the incident.
Ramos bond was set at $1,000,000.
Edinburg Police say this is an ongoing investigation.