Two arrested and charged in the abuse and death of 2-year-old girl

A Drew County couple was arrested Thursday by Arkansas State Police for the alleged abuse and death of a two-year-old girl.

Daniel Pedraza, 23, and Victoria Pedraza, 21, both of Monticello have been charged with capital murder of Aubriana Coke, the daughter of Victoria Pedraza.

The child was taken from the home on Monday, February 27, and transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

An investigation of the murder is continuing.