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Updated Jul 25, 2013 - 11:36 am

Phoenix police make arrest in infant's death

Adrian Ponce (Phoenix Police Department Photo)

PHOENIX -- Phoenix police said a 21-year-old man has been arrested in the death of his girlfriend's 8-month-old daughter.

Officer James Holmes said Adrian Ponce faces eight felony counts of child abuse.

Sabrina Santos-Vasquez was pronounced dead at a hospital Wednesday after authorities received a call about a child not breathing in an apartment at 28th Street and Kathleen Road.

According to police, emergency room medical personnel found eight burns on the baby and a scan revealed brain injury.

Holmes said Ponce admitted to shaking the baby and burning her with a cigarette lighter.

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