SACRAMENTO, California – Authorities arrested a man at border. Additionally, officials arrested him in connection with the death of his 8-month-old daughter.
Furthermore, the sheriff’s office reported that authorities extradited the man back to Sacramento on Wednesday. Police officers discovered the girl’s body in Sacramento on May 28. This has led some to believe that the man, Alexander Echeverria is a prime subject in this case. The murder of his daughter and where the remains have been left have added to the uncertainty as to what happened and how the case will play out.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office reported that the man is 22-year-old Alexander Echeverria. Additionally, the sheriff’s office booked him into Sacramento County Jail. They charged Echeverria with murder and assaulting a child under the age of 8.
Officials report that Echeverria killed his daughter in Sacramento. Then, he drove down to Bellflower, which is located in Los Angeles County. Gruesomely, he left her body near a mortuary in that area.
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Then, officials report that Echeverria crossed the border with his attorney a week later. He surrendered to the FBI. He was a man arrested near border.
Officials moved him to a jail in San Diego. Two days later, officials moved him to Sacramento County Jail.
Officials set the court date on July 25.
This all started when officials found the body of Alexia Rose at the mortuary in Bellflower. Currently, investigators have not revealed the cause of death.
Officials searched for Echeverria as a person of interest upon finding the body of his daughter. Furthermore, they believe her murder took place in in Sacramento.
Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Sgt. Tess Deterding said at the time, “Family members called and said he’d taken off at some point. Prior to that, they were concerned about (his) mental state (and) possible suicidal statements.”