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

Raquel Ramirez, 30, is charged with third-degree aggravated assault.

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.

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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