Odessa Parents Arrested After Child Dies

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - The parents of a five year old Odessa boy are behind bars after the child died Sunday morning of cardiac arrest.

The child, 5-year-old Zachary Dominguez, was taken to Medical Center Hospital Sunday morning around 10 a.m. The child died shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Odessa Police, along with Child Protective Services and Harmony Home, were called in to investigate the death. The parents of the child were taken to the Odessa Police Department and it was determined the child had multiple injuries that occurred over a period of time.

Police say 27-year-old Kimberly Moore and 25-year-old Ralph Martinez were arrested and charged with Injury to a Child, which is a First Degree Felony.

They are currently behind bars at the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

Authorities have ordered an autopsy for Zachary's body.