Girl, 2, stabbed to death, mother critically injured; mom's boyfriend in custody

Lataz Gray, 22, is shown in an undated photo alongside the crime scene of a fatal stabbing in Jefferson Park. (KABC)

A suspect has been arrested in connection to the fatal stabbing of a 2-year-old girl in Jefferson Park, authorities said.

Authorities said the 22-year-old suspect Lataz Gray, who is a known gang member, turned himself in. He was the live-in boyfriend of the little girl's mother, according to police.

Around 9:50 p.m. Monday, authorities received reports of a stabbing inside of a home in the 3500-block of Arlington Avenue.

When officers arrived, a mother and toddler had been found stabbed by a suspect who had fled the scene. Authorities believe the incident was a domestic violence dispute. Both the mother and her daughter were taken to the hospital, where the girl died. The mother was listed in critical condition.
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