WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH) -- There are new disturbing details surrounding the death of a 3-year-old child who police think was killed by her mother's boyfriend. Carroll Bumgarner-Ramos of Willimantic faced a judge Monday.
The court affidavit discussed everything from bruising to bowel hemorrhaging. Windham County State's Attorney Patricia Froehlich says this is one of the worst cases she's seen involving child abuse.
In court, Bumgarner-Ramos learned the prosecutor is seeking additional charges including murder or manslaughter, once the exact cause of death is determined.
"Those photos demonstrate the indescribable atrocities against a little child," Froehlich said. She said there are likely more arrests involving this incident that happened at a Willimantic home where Ramos was living with the victim's mother, Kim Lam, and her three-year-old girl.
Lam says she was gone for the day and came home to find her daughter unresponsive. Witnesses on scene told News 8 that Lam was screaming for help. A neighbor tried to perform CPR, but the girl was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The court affidavit says the victim was found to be suffering from a skull fracture, both eyes swollen shut, bruises around the genital areas, and the list goes on.
Outside court, a woman who didn't want to be identified says she's sixth months pregnant with Ramos' child and she doesn't believe he would ever do something like this.
"Carroll loves kids, he would never do anything like this," the woman said. "He raises ones who aren't even his."
When asked if he was good to her children, she said, "fantastic."
News 8 asked Ramos' attorney his thoughts about the judge's decision to hold him on $1 million cash only bond.
"We don't know how the young girl died," attorney Ron Johnson said. "God bless the family, but we have to move forward and see what happened with the autopsy report."
The court records also showed that another woman who baby sits the girl says she was acting strange earlier in the week, screaming when she was trying to change her diaper and give her a bath. She also says Lam told her the girl fell and hit a heater which is why her eyes were black and blue.
"He wasn't the only one in the home or around her," said Johnson.
Ramos still has other cases pending. He's scheduled to be back in court July 19.
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