Parents Arrested After Toddler's Body Reportedly Found In Bucket of Acid

Parents charged after toddler's body found in bucket of acid, prosecutors say

According to The Associated Press, Monica Yvonne Dominguez and Gerardo Zavala-Loredo, both of Laredo, were arrested last week on charges of tampering with evidence and abusing a corpse. Authorities also charged Dominguez with two counts of endangering a child, the AP reported.

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Dominguez said her daughter, Rebecka, drowned in the tub Thursday afternoon while bathing with another child, according to prosecutors. Dominguez said the children were unsupervised at the time, authorities said.

Prosecutors said Dominguez sought Zavala-Loredo's help to dispose of the girl's remains, which police found in a bucket inside a closet, the AP reported.

Dominguez is being held on $175,000 bond, while Zavala-Loredo is being held on $125,000 bond, according to the AP.

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— The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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