Man arrested in Canyon child homicide

A teenager is arrested in connection with the death of his girlfriend's child.

Canyon police tell NewsChannel 10 that 19-year-old Lonny Rios is in custody charged with injury to a child, which is a felony.

According to an autopsy, seven-month-old Thomas Villa died last Thursday (Feb. 12) from abusive head trauma, which is caused by direct blows to the head, throwing a child or shaking a child.

Rios told the police Villa had fallen off of the bed.