On Tuesday, July 15,
2014, the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department's Hesperia Station responded
to a Children and Family Services emergency referral at Loma Linda University
Children's Hospital where a four year old female was admitted for ingesting a
toxic substance. The victim was found to have multiple non-accidental injuries,
to include evidence that she had been tortured.
an investigation and arrested the victim's mother and step-father, Jamie
Updegraff, age 29, and Jake Updegraff, age 31, both residents of Hesperia. Both have been booked at Central Detention Center for
willful cruelty to a child, failure to provide care to a child, torture, and
causing great bodily injury during the commission of a felony.
child remains hospitalized at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.
Refer: Detective Jennifer Wood
Investigations Division - Crimes Against Children Detail
No. (909) 387-3615