DECEASED INFANT IDENTIFIED

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
19-9-4A
BSO Case Number:
01-1909-000146
Date:
September 5, 2019
Time:
3:13 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
West Park
Place of Occurrence:
4620 S.W. 22nd St., West Park
Victim(s):
Ashton Petion, 2 months, male, 7/5/19, 804 N.W. Third Ave., Hallandale Beach (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:

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. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Reynolds & Hayes, CID Homicide
Sgt. Tutler, CID 

BSFR, West Park

THIS REPORT BY:
Keyla Concepción/PIO
9/6/19    1630