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4-year-old death victim identified

Knox Jonathan Longoria
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Posted at 2:30 PM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-10 17:28:51-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — UPDATE: 3:45 p.m. June 10

The 4-year-old death victim has been identified.

Family members say the child is Knox Jonathan Longoria.

The medical examiner's office confirmed the identification and said the child would have turned 5 on June 20.

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Two have been arrested in connection with the death of a 4-year-old child.

The Corpus Christi Police Department says that detectives with the Family Violence Section of the Criminal Investigation Division investigated the June 4 incident in which officers were sent to a local hospital in response to an injury to a child.

The child was treated for life-threatening injuries and later died from those injuries, according to police.

Wednesday, Ezekiel Ramirez was arrested on an outstanding warrant for murder with a $750,00 bond. Bethany Longoria was also arrested Wednesday on an outstanding warrant for Injury to a Child by Omission with a $750,00 bond. Both Ramirez and Longoria were interviewed by investigators and transported to the City Detention Center for processing.