STOCKTON (CBS/AP) — Police in Stockton were considering bringing homicide charges against a 37-year-old man following the death of his infant foster daughter.
Paul Teldeschi has been jailed since last month on multiple child abuse charges involving the 11-month-old girl he and his wife started caring for in December.READ MORE: DA's Office: Man Shot Dead By Daly City Police Was Wielding Fake Gun
The child was hospitalized on March 30 with broken ribs, a broken clavicle and a brain injury that doctors at Children’s Hospital Oakland attributed to violent shaking.READ MORE: Prosecutors: San Jose Flooring Company Owner Charged With Wage Theft; Workers Owed Nearly $1M In Overtime
Stockton police spokesman Joe Silva says the baby died this week and that detectives are awaiting autopsy results before deciding on additional charges.
Teldeschi is being held on $1.2 million bail. He has not yet entered a plea. A call to his defense lawyer was not immediately returned Saturday.MORE NEWS: State Lawmakers Vote Down Bill That Would Phase Out Fracking In California
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