NAPA (CBS SF) — Police arrested a mother and her boyfriend after being questioned in connection with the sexual assault and homicide of the woman’s three-year-old daughter in Napa on Saturday.
The girl’s mother, Sara Krueger, 23, and her boyfriend, Ryan Scott Warner, 26, have both been arrested for assault resulting in a child’s death, homicide, and special circumstances murder, according to police.READ MORE: Oakland Ties 2020 Homicide Total in First 9 Months of 2021
The homicide investigation began at about 1 p.m. on Saturday when Napa police received an anonymous phone call requesting a welfare check at an apartment in the 2000 block of Wilkins Avenue for a three-year-old girl, police said.
The girl was initially reported by police to be four years old, but authorities confirmed on Sunday that she was actually three years old.
Officers entered the apartment and found the young girl deceased in her bed, police said.