Tierra Ortega, 25, is charged with an assault on a child, causing death, and a charge of serious bodily harm, according to a statement from the office San Bernardino County Attorney.
Emergency responders found Ezlynn Ortega, 7 months old, suffering from skull fractures on Tuesday morning in a Block 600 apartment on North Wedgewood Avenue.
His brother, Jerricho Ortega, aged one year, was reportedly thrown from the two-story building by his mother. He had a broken foot.
A witness testified that Tierra Ortega jumped off the balcony after throwing his son.
The two children were flown to a hospital where the girl's death was declared. The mother had visible facial wounds on a photo of the reservation published by the authorities.
His appearance before the Superior Court was postponed on Tuesday.
A motive in the case remains under investigation.
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