Baby Murder Investigation In Visalia; Parents Arrested

A Visalia mother and father have been arrested in connection with the death of their six-week-old baby.

Visalia Police arrested 23-year-old Aaron Rowe on suspicion of murder and 21-year-old Courtney Rowe on suspicion of willful cruelty to a child.

The baby -- identified as Peyton Rowe -- died late Sunday night at Kaweah Delta Medical Center.

According to investigators, an autopsy revealed the infant died after being hit hard. They say the baby also had "several older injuries consistent with abuse over the course of several weeks."

Aaron Rowe was booked into the Tulare County Jail while Courtney Rowe was booked into the Bob Wiley Detention Facility.

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