Arrest made in conjunction with infant death
On 1/8/2021, the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 911 call from 100 block of W Sycamore Street in Willows regarding a 2 month-old girl that was not breathing. The caller advised CPR was in progress. The Willows Fire Department, Westside Ambulance, and Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the residence. The infant was transported by ambulance to the Willows Airport. Enloe Flight Care flew the infant to UC Davis Hospital for treatment.
At approximately 4:45 pm on the same date, UC Davis notified the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office that the infant was deceased. The nurse reported that the infant’s death was considered suspicious. Investigators from the Glenn Investigative Task Force (GLINTF) were called out for the incident and assumed the investigation into the infant’s death.
At 1:00 am on 1/9/2021, the infant’s father (Joshua Jeenen Lee - 7/29/2002) was taken into custody for 192 PC (Voluntary Manslaughter) and 273 PC (Willful Cruelty to a child), both felonies. He was transported and booked into the Glenn County Jail (with his bail set at $110,000).
The investigation to the incident is still ongoing. Anyone with information and/or questions regarding this crime is asked to contact Detective Lopeteguy at (530)934-6431.