Mom Accused of Dropping Baby From Parking Garage On Suicide Watch, Immigration Hold
Sonia Hermosillo, the 31-year-old mother who is accused of throwing her infant son from a parking garage is now on a suicide watch and an immigration hold, reports L.A. Now.The baby, 7-month-old Noe Medina Jr., is hospitalized in critical condition, and there is a fear he may not make it.
Hermosillo was taken into custody following the Monday night incident. Witnesses reported seeing the baby fall, and surveillance footage shows Hermosillo's vehicle leaving the parking garage immediately after, which is attached to the Children's Hospital of Orange County.
The baby's father and Hermosillo's husband, Noe Medina, has told the media his wife "was hospitalized in May for depression and was not allowed to be alone with the baby." She allegedly "grabbed" baby Noe while Medina watched their two other children.
Hermosillo "was described by her La Habra neighbors Tuesday as a happy and 'lovely mom' who recently seemed withdrawn and would stay inside," notes L.A. Now.