Ormond Beach, FL – One person is in custody and police are investigating after a 5-month-old infant dies.
According to the Ormond Beach Police Department, a 911 call went out around 1:30 this morning (June 11th) in reference to an infant with difficulty breathing.
Emergency Medical Services transported the infant to the hospital where it was pronounced dead.
OBPD says that the infant’s father, 23-year-old Calib Scott, has been arrested and charged in relation to the case.
Scott is facing the charges of neglect of a child, aggravated child abuse and first degree murder involving aggravated child abuse.
OBPD is also working with the offices of the State Attorney and the Medical Examiner to investigate the incident.
The investigation is still ongoing and more details have yet to be released.