2-month old baby dies from internal injuries - Tucson News Now

Father charged in baby son's death

SOURCE:TUCSON POLICE SOURCE:TUCSON POLICE
  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • About Tucson News Now

    About Us

    About Tucson News Now Tucson News Now is the Internet home for KOLD, the CBS affiliate in Tucson and KMSB, the FOX affiliate in Tucson. On Feb. 1, 2012, Raycom Media, Inc., which owns KOLD and the Belo

    Learn more about Tucson News Now.

  • Closed captioning information

    Closed captioning information

    Tuesday, March 22 2016 4:07 PM EDT2016-03-22 20:07:47 GMT
    Tuesday, March 22 2016 4:07 PM EDT2016-03-22 20:07:47 GMT

    FCC rules require broadcast stations to make sure that complaints about closed captioning can be easily made, and addressed in a timely manner. Station point of contact information for immediate concerns

    FCC rules require broadcast stations to make sure that complaints about closed captioning can be easily made, and addressed in a timely manner. Station point of contact information for immediate concerns

  • Dog shot by jogger after escaping home

    Dog shot by jogger after escaping home

    Friday, May 19 2017 8:16 AM EDT2017-05-19 12:16:07 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 8:16 AM EDT2017-05-19 12:16:07 GMT

    The man has a license to carry the gun and called 911 to report the incident. No charges have been filed.

    The man has a license to carry the gun and called 911 to report the incident. No charges have been filed.

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A Tucson toddler is dead after police say he was shaken by his own father. 

According to Tucson Police, on August 12th, officers were called out to the 1200 block of South Turquoise Vista for a report of an unresponsive 2-month old boy, named Mavrik Riggin.

Firefighters and paramedics immediately rushed little Mavrik Riggin to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Doctors and nurses were suspicious of the boy's injuries, concluding they weren't accidental, and called police.

During their investigation, detectives discovered that the baby's father had just moved back into the home with the mother and baby.

Investigators say the father, identified as 22 year old Fayde Riggin, got frustrated with his son and shook him a number of times over the past month.

Riggin has been booked into the Pima County Jail for one count of child abuse. Detectives have now added one count of 1st degree murder.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

    Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-05-24 07:27:51 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-05-24 07:32:22 GMT
    A Southern California university has granted a surprise honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class and took notes for him while he earned his MBA.
    A Southern California university has granted a surprise honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class and took notes for him while he earned his MBA.
  • Pregnant teen blocked from walking at graduation

    Pregnant teen blocked from walking at graduation

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:45 AM EDT2017-05-24 06:45:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:45 AM EDT2017-05-24 06:45:22 GMT

    The school principal says the student and her parents signed a covenant, vowing the teen wouldn’t have sex.

    The school principal says the student and her parents signed a covenant, vowing the teen wouldn’t have sex.

  • Deadly virus threatens local crawfish industry

    Deadly virus threatens local crawfish industry

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-05-23 23:26:19 GMT

    A deadly virus is threatening the crawfish industry in Southwest Louisiana. It's called white spot syndrome virus and it was first discovered in Thailand, but somehow it made its way to ponds in South Louisiana and specialists are struggling to find the funds to research a solution.  “The catch was increasing and increasing and then it dropped 70% and that's when you saw the dead crawfish floating in the water,” said a crawfish farmer of 34 years, Ian Garbarino. He...

    A deadly virus is threatening the crawfish industry in Southwest Louisiana. It's called white spot syndrome virus and it was first discovered in Thailand, but somehow it made its way to ponds in South Louisiana and specialists are struggling to find the funds to research a solution.  “The catch was increasing and increasing and then it dropped 70% and that's when you saw the dead crawfish floating in the water,” said a crawfish farmer of 34 years, Ian Garbarino. He...

Powered by Frankly