Police say an El Paso County woman is a suspect in the death of her 4-year-old daughter, who was found unconscious early Wednesday at a truck stop in Fountain.
Police said officers who responded to the Love’s Truck Stop shortly after midnight performed CPR on Acelynn Staton-Contreras, but couldn’t revive her.
The girl’s mother, 24-year-old Emma Staton who lives in the Security-Widefield area, was arrested on a charge of child abuse resulting in death. She also faces charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A police spokeswoman said she didn’t know what kind of drugs Staton is accused of having on her.
The El Paso County coroner’s office hasn’t determined what caused the girl’s death.
Source: Read Full Article