This conclusion now based on autopsy results released by the Forensic Science Centre, Tuesday.
Four year old Jenice Figaro was found in a lifeless state at her Caratal Road, Gasparillo home, last week and initial reports stated that she had died after consuming fries with ketchup and garlic sauce.
Yesterday’s autopsy results has however confirmed that little Jenice died as a result of blunt force trauma suffered about her body.
The pathologist at the San Fernando General Hospital had referred the body to the Forensic Sciences Centre after sighting severe marks of violence on the child’s body.
Reports are that the child and her father, 36 year old Robert Figaro had been living with a woman and her two children and little Jenice had been left in the care of the woman when Figaro left the house last Thursday.
The woman has since left the residence with her two children and homicide officers are now searching for her.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the nearest police station or crime stoppers at 800-TIPS- that’s 800-8477.