Mother arrested in baby’s death

SAN BENITO — The mother of a baby who was taken off life support after being found unresponsive in a bathtub has been arrested.

Amber Marie G. Molano, 20, turned herself in to the San Benito Police Department yesterday on a first-degree felony charge of injury to a child.

A warrant had been issued out of the San Benito Municipal Court.

Police said Molano left her 7-month-old son Traviz Luke and a 2-year-old unattended in the bathtub at her Vista Park Apartment on Cornejo Drive.

Traviz Luke was found in the tub, unresponsive, and taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, where he was placed on life support.

He died five days later after he was taken off life support.

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