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