SACRAMENTO - The death of a little girl at an apartment on the 1600 block of East Eleventh Street in Stockton on Sunday has been ruled a homicide.
Thursday, the Stockton Police Department announced detectives arrested the 2-year-old's father, 27-year-old Dwight Slay, and his girlfriend, 30-year-old Latima Coleman for felony child abuse resulting in death.
How the child died had not been made public.
Neighbors said the child was named Tafarie. Neighbors reported the child appeared emaciated and she had bruises. One neighbor said she heard the girl cry and scream through a next-door wall and she call 911 and Child Protective Services numerous times.
Police said their investigation is ongoing.