Man & woman arrested after 8-month-old found with broken bones


The Tulare County Sheriff's Office has arrested two people for child neglect after a baby was found with multiple broken bones.

T.C.S.O. says the 8-month-old infant was taken to Valley Children's Hospital for having trouble breathing. That's where the week-long investigation started.

Today, Hebiernes Muro and Patricia Pichardo were arrested in the city of Richgrove for child neglect because of the baby's injuries, however, investigators are still looking into how exactly the baby got those injuries.

The child was released from the hospital and taken into the care of Child Welfare Services.

Anyone with any information about this investigation is asked to please call Detective Robinson or Sgt. Kennedy at the Tulare Co. Sheriff's Office & call this number: (559) 733-6218

Or, you can leave an anonymous tip by calling or texting (559)725-4194 or through email at

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