Child, 23 Months, Found Dead In Crib With Fentanyl Patch On Back; Death Ruled Homicide

Thursday, April 24, 2014

A 23-month-old Chattanooga boy has been found dead in his crib with a Fentanyl patch on his back.

The death of Demarcus Bryant at 7655 Borris Dr. last month was ruled a homicide.

An autopsy report says he died from "Fentanyl patch placed by someone else."

Chattanooga Police are investigating. No one has yet been charged.

The child was found face down in his crib.

The autopsy was performed March 24.

The report says a blood test showed a lethal amount of Fentanyl (4.3 ng/mL)



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