18-Month-Old Missing Child Found Dead in Indian River Near Grant-Valkaria
By Space Coast Daily // February 3, 2022
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BREVARD COUNTY • GRANT, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred January 27, 2022, at a residence on US Highway 1 in Grant-Valkaria.
Deputies were called to the residence at around 11:15 a.m. after the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing child.
When deputies arrived on scene, they met with the caller who advised that an 18-month-old child was missing from the residence.
Authorities conducted a search in the area that led to the discovery of the child near the residence in the Indian River.
Lifesaving measures were immediately initiated and the child was transported to a hospital and later pronounced dead.
The Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the victim at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call Agent Vince Bustillo of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8413 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).
All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward.