A Tarrant County judge set s bond at $350,000 on charges of capital murder and aggravated robbery. Dela-Fuente, 30, remains hospitalized but will be taken to the Fort Worth Jail once released, according to dfw.cbslocal.com.
Police arrested Dela-Fuente on Sunday following an attempted car jacking and the death of a 1-year-old boy.
The incident occurred near Texas Harris Health Huguley Hospital in Burleson.
The boy’s parents met at that location to exchange the child from one parent to another when Dela-Fuente allegedly attempted to steal the vehicle the boy’s mother had driven to the scene, detectives said.
The boy’s father attempted to stop the theft by jumping inside the vehicle Dela-Fuente was trying to steal and a struggle ensued. Dela-Fuente put the vehicle in reverse and backed up at a high rate of speed hitting the mother and the boy, who she was holding in her arms, in the process.
Both fell to the ground and Dela-Fuente allegedly hit both again as he drove forward while trying to get away. Dela-Fuente struck a tree after driving a short distance. He tried to flee on foot but collapsed from injuries suffered in the crash.
A hospital security guard took him into custody and held him until police arrived.
The boy was transported to Cook Children’s Medical Center but did not survive. The boy’s name has not been released nor have details of his mother’s condition.