The mother and stepfather of 2-year-old Aubriana Coke were arrested Thursday evening on capital murder charges and permitting abuse of a child, according to State Police spokesman Bill Sadler.

Victoria Pedraza, 21, and Daniel Pedraza, 23, both of Monticello, are being held in the Drew County Detention Center pending a first appearance hearing.

The child was transported from the home Monday morning and taken to the Drew Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to Sadler.

An investigation is continuing.

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