Homicide Detectives Invesitgating Child Death.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BROWARD COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Two year old Hope Ford is dead, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, following an “incident with a piece of furniture that caused a medical emergency for the child inside her bedroom.”
BocaNewsNow.com first reported Friday morning that BSO detectives were en route to a home at 5202 NE 14th Terrace in Pompano Beach for the report of a dead body. It was not clear this morning that the dead person was a child.
According to BSO, “Broward Regional Communications received a call 8:40 a.m. Friday regarding a deceased person inside the home. 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, according to an advisory from Broward Sheriff’s Office. The Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the child’s cause of death.
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