- BSO Case Number:
- Place of Occurrence:
- 4620 S.W. 22nd St., West Park
- Ashton Petion, 2 months, male, 7/5/19, 804 N.W. Third Ave., Hallandale Beach (DECEASED)
Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives have released the identity of the infant who was found unresponsive Thursday afternoon in a house in West Park.
Shortly after 3 p.m., Regional Communications received a 911 call after 2-month-old Ashton Petion was found not breathing. BSO deputies and firefighter/paramedics responded to the residence at 4620 S.W. 22nd St. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue transported the infant to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood where he died.
Homicide detectives said the child was being cared for along with other infants and toddlers who were in the home at the time.
While the investigation continued late into Thursday evening, the other children who were being looked after were able to go home with their parents.
Though the investigation is ongoing, at this time, detectives do not suspect foul play.
Dets. Reynolds & Hayes, CID Homicide
Sgt. Tutler, CID
BSFR, West Park
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