HOUSTON, TX – Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff's Office arrested a 23-year-old father after he allegedly murdered his 9-month-old daughter while sexually assaulting her.
According to the HCSO, on August 24, deputies with the HCSO were dispatched to the 5000 block of Westpark for the report of a baby that was not breathing. When the deputies arrived, they found that the baby had been assaulted.
The deputies immediately began attempting to save the child's life before EMS took the child to the hospital. 9-month-old Savayah Mason was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Further evidence recovered by homicide investigators revealed that the child had been sexually assaulted and died from asphyxiation during the assault.
The father, Luis Luna, 23, was arrested and charged with capital murder for the death of the baby.