DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE CHILD’S DEATH

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
21-4-3
BSO Case Number:
11-2104-000447
Date:
April 2, 2021
Time:
8:40 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Pompano Beach
Place of Occurrence:
5202 N.E. 14th Terrace, Pompano Beach    
Victim:
Hope Ford, 2, female, 3/13/2019, 5202 N.E. 14th Terrace, Pompano (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating the Friday morning death of a 2-year-old girl in Pompano Beach. 

According to detectives, Hope Ford died following an incident with a piece of furniture that caused a medical emergency for the child inside her bedroom. Broward Regional Communications received a call around 8:40 a.m. Friday regarding a deceased person inside the home at 5202 N.E. 14th Terrace in Pompano Beach. BSO deputies and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded to the scene. Paramedics pronounced the child deceased a short time later. 

Investigators with BSO’s Homicide, Crime Scene and Child Protective Investigations Section are actively investigating the case. The Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the child’s cause of death. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Homicide Dets. J. Curcio & S. Cottam, CID 
Homicide Sgt. B. Tutler, CID

THIS REPORT BY:
Carey Codd/Sr. PIO
4/2/2021 1710