Arrest made in Fort Myers child death

FOX 4 Staff

Arrest made in Fort Myers child death

CREATED Feb. 1, 2013 - UPDATED: Feb. 1, 2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with Wednesday's death of a child at the Horizon Apartments.

Derrick Maurice Johnson is charged with aggravated child abuse and negligent homicide.

Police were called Wednesday morning to the apartment complex about an unresponsive 2-year-old child.  When police arrived they found 25-year-old Shawna Hall performing chest compressions on a child on the living room floor.

The girl, Brianna Addison, was transported to HealthPark Medical Center where she died about an hour later. 

 

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