Woman Arrested In Child Death Investigation

Walsenburg police say the death of a 4-year-old little girl is being ruled suspicious.

Police in Walsenburg told 11 News Monday 26-year-old Marissa Jackson was taken to the Huerfano County Jail.

First responders were called Sunday night to a home on 8th Street in Walsenburg. Police told 11 News the initial call came in stating the girl was having a seizure, but she was not responsive when an ambulance arrived.

Jackson is reportedly romantically linked to the little girl’s father.

Jackson faces charges of child abuse resulting in death.

An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday.