The already decomposing and malnourished body of a 4-year-old girl was discovered in Beaumont after two adults had overdosed inside the home Wednesday, police said. 

Just before 9 p.m., Beaumont police responded at the request of paramedics to a home in the 800 block of E. 6th St.

A man in the home was having a seizure, and Cal Fire arrived at the home to find the man and a woman unresponsive. They had overdosed, police said. 

Paramedics performed CPR on the woman but she was later declared dead at the hospital.The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. 

The 4-year-old discovered in the home had been decomposing for one or two days, police said. 

There were signs of severe malnourishment and bruises all over her body, police said. 

The man, woman, and child had not yet been identified by authorities. 

Anyone with information on the deaths was asked to call police at 951-769-8500.


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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