Toddler Dies In Aurora After Being Abused

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A toddler rushed to the hospital early Wednesday morning after being abused has died.

2-year-old Caden Rodgers was pronounced dead about 9:20 p.m. Thursday.

Theodore Madrid, 30, was arrested early Wednesday morning after officers responded to a 911 call at his apartment in the 100 block of Dayton St.

The toddler was badly injured and rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Madrid is the boyfriend of Caden’s mother.

Madrid has been charged with felony child abuse. He is being held in the Arapahoe County Jail on $500,000 bond.

Crimes Against Children detectives are working with the District Attorney’s Office to update the charges and his bond.


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