Winslow PD arrests teen accused of killing 3-year-old girl

Winslow police say Sonny Wyatt is accused of killing his girlfriends, 3-year-old cousin.

A Winslow girl was found dead early Tuesday morning and her cousin's boyfriend has been arrested in her death.

Sonny Wyatt Silas, 18, faces one count of second-degree murder.

The girl was found around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday in a home near Old Highway 66 and Highway 89, according to a release from Winslow PD.

Police, firefighters and medical personnel responded to the scene and tried to revive her for over 40 minutes, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Winslow PD said the girl died after "suffering multiple incidents of blunt force trauma to the head and body."

Silas told Winslow police he was responsible for the child's death. He was booked into the Navajo County Jail.

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