Pueblo Foster Parents Facing Charges for Toddler's Death

By: KKTV
By: KKTV
Pueblo Police confirmed Wednesday A 2-year-old child has died.  Her foster parents are now under investigation suspected of child abuse resulting in death.

From left: Paul Finn, Sara Finn (Credit: Pueblo Police Dept.)

Pueblo Police confirmed Wednesday A 2-year-old child has died. Her foster parents are now under investigation suspected of child abuse resulting in death.

Sarah Finn, 23, was initially charged with child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury, and 36-year-old Paul Finn was charged with withholding proper medical care. Both have been booked into the Pueblo County Detention Center.

Police confirmed the little girl, Chassie Pietrolungo, 2, died Wednesday morning.

According to Pueblo police, fire and rescue personnel were called to a home on the 300 block of E. Orman Ave., where a little girl was unconscious after falling down the stairs. Police say she was suffering from head trauma, had facial and eye injuries, and bruising on her body. She was airlifted to a hospital in Colorado Springs.

Police say they spoke to the Finns at the hospital, who said they were in the process of adopting the toddler through a foster program. During the course of an interview with the couple, police say their story changed several times.

The couple was arrested after a search warrant was executed in their home.

The investigation is still ongoing.


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