Westfield baby who died after allegedly being beaten by her father laid to rest

Hampden County

A funeral is being held Sunday for Lily Torres the baby who died after allegedly being beaten by her father. 

Lily Torres’ funeral will be held at the Westfield Funeral Home Sunday afternoon. The 8-month-old died in July after allegedly being hit by her father.  

Baby allegedly assaulted by father in Westfield has died

Her family described her as a playful and curious baby. 

Her father. 28-year old Daniel Torres, is facing several charges in connection with the baby’s death, including assault and battery on a child with injury.

According to court documents, an officer was called to Baystate Noble Hospital Saturday for a report of an unresponsive 8-month-old baby. 

She was placed on life support, but later died from her injuries.

Torres allegedly changed his story multiple times, but finally admitted to hitting his daughter out of frustration. 

He is being held on a $1 million bond and is due back in court for a pre-trial hearing on August 28. 

$1M bail for Westfield father accused of severely injuring infant daughter

Calling hours will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Westfield Funeral Home. 


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