Police, the Prosecutor's Office, and the National Legal Drug Institute are conducting an investigation to determine the cause of death of an 11-month-old baby who arrived without life at the Northern Local Hospital and with possible signs of abuse on his body.
This fact, which has caused concern among the bumangues, was found at around 3:00 a.m. Yesterday, when an 18-year-old girl arrived at the medical center emergency room mentioned above with the girl wrapped in a piece of paper.
The woman appeared to be harassed, seeking help to save the life of her little niece, so she soon arrived.
However, despite the efforts of the medical staff, they could do nothing for the girl. I no longer have vital signs.
According to Tatiana Chavez, deputy scientific manager of the Health Institute of Bucaramanga, Isabú, reported that after the assessment was carried out, doctors found evidence of possible violence in the child's body.
"On examination, the doctor found that the girl had several signs of abuse, so it was decided that the case study was carried out by Sijín. The doctor said that at the peak of the thorax the girl gave a blow or bruise," the official said.
According to the story given by aunt to the authorities, she was in the care of the baby since October 31, because her mother could not take care of her: she had two more children and would become a drug consumer.
Around 5:00 a.m. last Sunday, the aunt and girl were playing cake, when the child's mother told him that he would take him because he was his daughter.
Not 24 hours passed, when the last Monday at 8 am, the mother arrived with her baby, telling the sister that she would leave her again because they could take better care of her there.
"I did not give to see him, he was with me and we shared for a while. Then my husband was angry because he had received it, he told me that if something happened to the girl, they would blame me," said the aunt.
And indeed, near 1 am yesterday, the aunt saw something abnormal inside the small one. He breathed with difficulty, his stomach slightly inflamed and he pushed. Even so, they continued to sleep.
At 3:00 a.m., the family member got up and examined his nephew again to see how he was doing, but he realized his face was pale, cold, with white eyes. In a hurry he took him in his arms and took him from his residence in the San Francisco neighborhood, to the Local Hospital in the North, where he arrived without life.
"Everyone who knows us knows that we are not able to hit the girl, we love her very much. She is always well dressed, she does not lack anything. They cannot say that we beat them," added a relative, who admitted that his 20-year-old sister , is a drug user.
we don't treat it badly "
Yesterday, the body of an underage child remained in the morgue of the Legal Medicine, part of Bucaramanga, where it was expected to establish the cause of death.
Faced with reports that it could be a death for possible harassment, parents strongly denied child abuse might occur.
"We did not persecute him or something like a comment saying, how can they, we will never do any of those things, we are old people. Suddenly he fell out of bed or something, we don't know anything because the girl is with aunt, "said the father.
The man added that "we are also waiting for them to tell us what he died, to see what the investigation said and the results here (Drug Law)".