Raquel Ramirez charged in death of 2-year-old daughter, Dayanna Orozco

Raquel Ramirez, 30, is charged with third-degree aggravated assault. (2/4/14)

ELIZABETH - The mother of a 2-year-old girl has been charged with her death after she was found unresponsive.

Emergency crews responded to a 911 call to an apartment building in the 200 block of Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth on Sunday evening.

They found Dayanna Orozco inside. She was later pronounced dead.

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Officials say the child's cause of death has been determined as multiple forms of blunt-force trauma.

Her mother, Raquel Ramirez, 30, is charged with third-degree aggravated assault. She is currently being held at the Union County Jail.

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