Homestead Day Care Center Death

An 18-month-old boy was found dead at a Homestead day care on Tuesday. The boy was found dead at Jomiba Learning Center, 1005 N. Krome Ave., according to Miami-Dade Police. The investigation into how the boy believed to be named Dominicue Andrews died. His body was recovered from the center’s building according to Detective Fernando Morales said.Police officers and Florida Department of Children & Families are investigating. The family had few answers Tuesday night. According to records obtained The Jomiba Learning Center, records show, had been open less than a year.Records apparently show that in three inspections conducted by DCF, the facility was cited once for noncompliance — for not having the required “Child Care Attestation of Good Moral Character” paperwork properly completed for all child-care personnel, according to a DCF report dated June 7. The Department of Children and Families, Child Care Services Program Office, is statutorily responsible for child care licensing and training throughout Florida. It is still too early to determine whether or not there was any negligence committed by the Jomiva Learning Center as the investigation has just begun.
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