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Infant drowning in Bonifay under investigation

Staff Writer
Washington County News
Washington County News

BONIFAY - On February 25, 2020, at approximately 10:30 a.mm the Bonifay Police Department responded to a report of a missing one-year-old male at a residence on South Oklahoma Street.

According to BPD, the child was found outside lying in a puddle of standing rain water over a foot deep. Responding officers began CPR and requested EMS to the scene.

The child was transported to Doctor’s Memorial Hospital. The child was pronounced dead at 11:13 am. This incident is under investigation by the BPD, the Florida Department of Children and Families and the 14th Judicial Circuit Medical Examiner’s Office.