Jacksonville Police searching for suspect in connection with the death of 20-month-old girl

Jacksonville FL — Jacksonville Police say they are looking for a 23-year-old man wanted in connection with a death investigation where a 20-month-old girl died from Acute Fentanyl intoxication last December. Police say they are looking for Tyeon E. Ford for Manslaughter and Tampering with evidence related to the incident. JSO says back on December 20th last year officers responded to a hospital for the death of a 20-month-old girl who was taken to the hospital from a home on E. 14th Street. Based on the investigation Police say the Medical Examiner’s Office determined the death to be accidental due to Acute Fentanyl intoxication.

Police say one of the other suspects has already been arrested for this incident. 32-year-old Carlida Miller was arrested for Manslaughter and tampering with evidence on February 27th.

If you know where Ford is, you can call JSO at 904-630-0500 or email them at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. You can also remain anonymous and possibly get a cash reward by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

Steven Ponson

Steven Ponson, News 104.5 WOKV

Steven Ponson is the Co-Anchor of Jacksonville's Morning News. He has been with Cox Media Group since the summer of 2015, and with WOKV since mid-2017.

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