STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – The mother of a 2-year-old boy, whose body was found in a Stamford park last month, has been arrested in connection to his death.
Stamford police arrested 29-year-old Iris Rivera-Santos after her son, Liam Rivera, was found buried in Cummings Park on January 2, 2023.
Rivera-Santos was charged with risk of injury to a minor, hindering prosecution, tampering with evidence, and cruelty to persons. She is being held on a $1 million bond.
The child’s father, Edgar Ismaleh-Gomez, was named a suspect in this case. He is currently in the Department of Corrections custody for a violation of probation arrest.