Homicide Investigation Underway into Infant’s Death, May have Suffered Traumatic Injuries
SPRING HILL – The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a homicide investigation into the death of a one-month old infant that occurred earlier this month.
On June 4th, Fire Rescue responded to 6455 Treehaven Drive, after receiving reports that an infant was not conscious or breathing. According to sources, the child was transported to All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, where he was listed in critical condition. Sadly, the child passed away on June 9th from what unconfirmed reports suggest were traumatic injuries to the head and abdomen.
The Sheriff’s Office could not comment on the case due to the ongoing investigation.
The victim’s parents, Jesse Abney and Justine Vansant could not be reached for comment.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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