Kristel Candelario, 31, told police she went on a vacation to Puerto Rico and Detroit, Michigan, and left her 1-year-old daughter, Jailyn, home alone for nearly two weeks, FOX 8 reported.
Candelario found her daughter unresponsive when she returned home on June 16 and called 911.
When emergency personnel arrived, they pronounced Jailyn dead at the scene.
As of this report, the child’s cause of death has not been revealed.
Investigators did note that the child was severely dehydrated and arrested Candelario one day after the child was found, according to Newsweek.
Candelario is currently being held on a $1 million bond.
This story was reported from Los Angeles.