Another arrest made in the murder of a Hobbs infant

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Another arrest has been made in connection with the death of a baby in Hobbs.

27 year old Leonardo Samaniego sits behind bars charged with harboring or aiding a felon.

Police say he is the boyfriend of 31 year old Adriana Galindo Cabezuela.

She's charged with killing her 9-month old daughter.

Police charged Samaniego because they say he helped cover her story.

It happened at a house on South Fowler.

Police received a call about a baby not breathing.

Nine month old Isabelle was taken to the hospital where she later died.

Investigators say Isabelle was covered in human bite marks and bruises.

They also believe the mother threw the baby on the ground.

An autopsy has been ordered to find out exactly how the baby died.

The couple remains behind bars.