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Parents charged with child abuse after 3-month-old child's death

Rio Rico residents and CBP employee booked into Santa Cruz County Jail
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Posted at 9:56 PM, Mar 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-24 00:56:28-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Parents of a three-month-old child arrested after the infant died, according to Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

According to deputies, 31-year-old Fredi Calderon and 30-year-old Fantasia Chambers were arrested Tuesday.

The infant's father, Calderon, was booked into the Santa Cruz County Jail and charged with first degree murder and child abuse charged with a $1,000,000 bond.

Chambers, the mother and employee of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, was booked into the Santa Cruz County Jail under charges of child abuse with a $500,000 bond.

CBP says Chambers was placed on indefinite suspension.

The incident is still under investigation.

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