Mother arrested after 9-month-old drowned in tub
Martin County, Fl- (treasurecoast.com)- Detectives with the Martin County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division along with the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force have arrested the mother of the 9-month old baby boy found floating in family bathtub Dec. 20th.
29-year old Heather Clifford was just taken into custody. She was charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of her son Cameron Davis.
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Martin County, Fl (Treasurecoast.com)- The Martin County Sheriff’s Office says it’s investigating the suspicious death of a 9-month-old baby in Hobe Sound.
The child, identified as Cameron Davis, was found unresponsive at a home today. The home is in the 9100 block of SE Parkway Drive. This is according to the Martin County Sheriff.
According to Sheriff William Snyder, the child’s mother went to give her baby a bath around 11 a.m., then left him alone in the bathtub for at least 20 minutes so she could take a nap. The sheriff said the baby’s father was also asleep at the time.
When the mother returned she found the baby blue.
The sheriff said when deputies arrived, they found the baby’s father giving him CPR. The child was taken to the hospital and pronounced deceased.
According to a spokesperson for MCSO authorities have been called there three times in the past.
The Department of Children and Families is assisting with the investigation, and is removing the two other children from the home.
No arrests have been announced at this time.