A 7-year-old in Stockton has died and the child’s uncle is now under arrest, charged with child abuse resulting in death and torture, police said.
Police arrived at a home along Hidden Grove Circle just after 4 a.m. Tuesday on report of a medical call involving a child.
Once inside the home police found the little girl and transported her to a nearby hospital where she died as a result of being abused, according to police.
Arthur Combs, 24, the child’s uncle has since been arrested and charged with child abuse resulting in his niece’s death.
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