SACRAMENTO, CA - A 5-year-old girl who was found unconscious in the trunk of her mother's Honda Sept. 26, had been drowned, the Sacramento County coroner announced Friday.
The mother, Aquelin Talamantes, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Tatiana Alexa Rose Garcia.
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Relatives of Talamantes called Sacramento police when she arrived at their Sacramento apartment and they were concerned about the whereabouts of Tatiana.
Talamantes, who lives in Davis, had had contact with police earlier that day at her Glide Way home. Davis police reported not seeing any reason for concern after talking to Talamantes.
According to the early investigation, police investigators believe the victim was hurt at the Davis home.
Talamantes was booked into Yolo County Jail.