Brevard County

Brevard County deputies investigating death of 2-month-old baby

STOCK PHOTO: Brevard County Sheriff's Office

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Brevard County deputies said Wednesday that they are investigating the death of a 2-month-old baby in Merritt Island.

Deputies said the baby’s mother called 911 to say her child wasn’t breathing.

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The baby was pronounced dead when investigators arrived at the home on Palmetto Avenue.

Deputies said the infant was taken to the Brevard County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy was conducted.

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“The investigation is ongoing as agents are awaiting the final medical results and examining evidence to determine the circumstances that led to the death,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call Agent Vince Bustillo of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8413 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).  All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward.

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Watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News for updates.

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.