Baby Zamir Murder Suspect Surrenders To Cocoa Police

By  //  May 23, 2015

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Cocoa Police investigators are seeking an arrest warrant in the death of Baby Zamir, according to Public Information Officer Barbara Matthews. Upon the State Attorney’s Office approval, the Cocoa Police Department will be charging Nathaniel Aries Dotson, 20, with aggravated child abuse. (BCSO image)

This evening at approximately 10:05 p.m., Nathaniel Aries Dotson, the suspect wanted in the death of 15-month old Zamir, turned himself into the Cocoa Police Department, according to Public Information Officer Barbara Matthews. (BCSO image)

UPDATE: MAY 23, 2015, 12:05 a.m.

This evening at approximately 10:05 p.m., Nathaniel Aries Dotson, the suspect wanted in the death of 15-month old Zamir, turned himself into the Cocoa Police Department, according to Public Information Officer Barbara Matthews.

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The Medical Examiner advised the manner of death of Baby Zamir was ruled a homicide and the cause of death was from blunt force trauma. (Cocoa police image)

Once at the police department, Dotson, 20, was booked and transported to the Brevard County Jail.

Originally, investigators were charging Dotson with Aggravated Child abuse.

However, based upon the findings of the autopsy which was performed this afternoon, Dotson was charged with First Degree Felony Murder, Aggravated child abuse and aggravated battery.

The Medical Examiner advised the manner of death was ruled a homicide and the cause of death was from blunt force trauma.

Dotson is being held at the Brevard County Jail on a no bond status.

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UPDATE: MAY 22, 2015, 9 a.m.

POLICE: Child Appears To Have Died From Brain Hemorrhage caused By Skull Fracture

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Cocoa Police investigators are seeking an arrest warrant in the death of Baby Zamir, according to Public Information Officer Barbara Matthews.

According to Officer Matthews, upon the State Attorney’s Office approval, the Cocoa Police Department will be charging Nathaniel Aries Dotson, 20, with aggravated child abuse.

Depending on the outcome of the Medical Examiner’s finding, charges will likely be upgraded.

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Baby Zamir

Baby Zamir was kept on life support until his organs were harvested on Thursday night. His body was then turned over to the medical examiner’s office on Friday morning.

Preliminarily, the child appears to have died from brain hemorrhaging caused by a skull fracture, according to Officer Matthews.

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Baby Zamir was kept on life support until his organs were harvested on Thursday night. His body was then turned over to the medical examiner’s office on Friday morning. Preliminarily, the child appears to have died from brain hemorrhaging caused by a skull fracture, according to Officer Matthews. (Cocoa police image)

Cocoa police officers responded to an apartment at 800 N. Fiske Boulevard on Tuesday at about 1:45 p.m. and discovered an unresponsive 1-year old child.

POLICE: Unfortunately, 15 month old baby boy Zamir is not expected to survive. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

UPDATE: MAY 21, 2015

15-Month Old Child Not Expected To Survive

In an update on Thursday morning from the Cocoa Police Department, Public Information Officer Barbara Matthews said: “Unfortunately, 15-month old baby boy Zamir is not expected to survive.”

According to Officer Matthews, the investigation is continuing and charges are pending in the case which occurred on Tuesday when police were called and discovered an unresponsive 1-year old child at an apartment located at 800 N. Fiske Boulevard in Cocoa.

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According to Officer Barbara Matthews, the investigation is continuing and charges are pending in the case which occurred on Tuesday when police were called and discovered an unresponsive 1-year old child at an apartment located at 800 N. Fiske Boulevard in Cocoa. (Google maps image)

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UPDATE: MAY 20, 2015

POLICE: Criminal Charges Pending In Injury Incident of 1-Year Old Boy

Preliminary medical findings have determined that the 1-year old child’s injuries were inflicted, not accidental in Tuesday’s incident, according to Cocoa Police Public Information Officer Barbara Matthews.

According to Officer Matthews, criminal charges are pending.

The 1-year old boy remains in critical condition.

Police are interviewing family members and witnesses, and investigators are working on the time-line of when the child’s injuries occurred.

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ORIGINAL STORY: May 19, 2015

Cocoa Police, Medical Personnel Aid Unresponsive 1-Year Old Child

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Cocoa police officers answered a call at an apartment at 800 N. Fiske Boulevard on Tuesday at about 1:45 p.m. and discovered an unresponsive 1-year old child.

According to Cocoa Police Public Information Officer Barbara Matthews, officers arrived on scene and assisted with CPR until medical personnel arrived and transported the child to Wuesthoff hospital.

The child is currently in critical condition. Once the child is stabilized, he will be transported to Nemours Hospital in Orlando.

According to Officer Matthews, the child was home with mother’s boyfriend at the time of the call, and at this time, both the child’s mother and the boyfriend are cooperating with the police.

There is one additional child in the home.

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