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Coroner: Girl Found Dead In Mother's Trunk Died From Drowning

Tatiana Garcia

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A girl found in her mother's trunk died as the result of drowning, according to the Sacramento County Coroner.

Aquelin Talamantes, 29, of Davis is accused of murdering 5-year-old Tatiana Garcia in September.

Sacramento Police were alerted by relatives of Talamantes when she arrived at a family member's Sacramento apartment on Pocket Road without her daughter.

Officers contacted Talamantes and searched the trunk of her car where they found the 5-year-old unresponsive in her trunk.

Attempts were made to resuscitate her, and she was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police say the investigation showed whatever happened to her daughter originated at Talamantes' Davis apartment on Glide Avenue.


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