Etowah Co. parents charged for capital murder in infant son’s death

GADSDEN, Ala. (WIAT) – The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged two parents in connection with the death of their 3-week-old baby.

Gadsden resident Alberto Rivera was taken into custody on Dec. 31 and charged with capital murder. His arrest comes on the heels of an autopsy report which finds his young son died from blunt force trauma on September 9, 2013. He is being held in the Etowah County jail without bond.

Etowah County authorities say Cassie Cranford Rivera was taken into custody and is being taken to the Etowah County Detention Center.

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