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Parents arrested after death of toddler in Yuma

James Givens and Jamie McBridge
Posted at 12:56 PM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 23:16:57-04

YUMA, AZ — Yuma police officials are investigating the death of a child on Sunday.

Yuma Police Department says officers were called to a home around 4:45 p.m. where a child was having difficulty breathing.

The child, said to be just under two years old, was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police say the little girl's parents, 39-year-old James Givens and 28-year-old Jamie McBridge, were arrested on first-degree murder charges.

The case is still under investigation.

The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to call the Yuma Police Department at 928-373-4700 or 928-782-7463 to remain anonymous.