Daycare owner to face judge following death of 2-month-old
STAMFORD, Conn. – A Stamford daycare owner recently arrested following the death of a 2-month-old is scheduled to face a judge on Tuesday.
Police said Nydia Carrillo-Maldonado was unable to make her $200,000 bond and will appear in Stamford Superior Court.
Carrillo-Maldonado’s arrest came after the death of Bella Redondo on July 12. Police said the infant’s death was a homicide.
She was rushed to Stamford Hospital from the Little Bears Beginnings Daycare on Wardwell Street. Police said she had stopped breathing.
After the child’s death, police said their investigating focused on the daycare’s proprietor, Carrillo-Maldonado.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s autopsy revealed that Bella’s death was caused by blunt force trauma to the head.
Police said they determined that Carrillo-Maldonado was responsible.
She was charged with first-degree manslaughter and risk or injury.
Carrillo-Maldonado is due in court Tuesday morning.