Murder and Child Abuse Charges Filed Against Oxnard Couple for Killing Infant

David Villa (DOB 07/15/98) and Andrea Torralba Camacho (DOB 11/30/98), both of Oxnard, have been charged in Ventura County Superior Court with murder and child abuse for the killing of one-day-old Diego Villa-Toralba on July 19, 2019. 

Diego was killed by his mother, Camacho, and her boyfriend, Villa, at St. John’s Medical Center approximately 12 hours after he was born. Villa and Camacho were arrested after investigation by the Oxnard Police Department.

Villa and Camacho appeared in court on July 23, 2019. Arraignment was continued to August 19, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 12 of the Ventura County Superior Court. They are currently in custody with bail set at $5 million.

The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office is the public prosecutor for the county’s 850,000 residents. The office employs approximately 280 employees including attorneys, investigators, victim advocates, and other professional support staff who strive to seek justice, ensure public safety, and protect the rights of crime victims.

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