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For Immediate Release:
November 06, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Argemis Colome
ac@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

***** UPDATE *****

   
Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD171105424842
Date & Time of Occurrence: 11/05/2017 at approx. 12:45 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 25430 S.W. 137 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
   
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Tina Farrington, (B/F)
Subject's DOB: 02/09/1986
Subject's Age: 31
Subject's Address: 25470 S.W. 137 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Subject's Charges: Murder 1st Degree
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Tania Paige, (B/F)
Deceased's DOB: 03/15/2013
Deceased's Age: 4
Deceased's Address: 25470 S.W. 137 Avenue
  Miami, Florida


Arrest Made In Homicide Of Four Year Old Child


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) Homicide Bureau, is investigating the death of a child.

According to investigators, a resident of Tuscany Place Apartments was throwing out his trash, when he observed what appeared to be a child inside the dumpster. He immediately called 911 and officers from the MDPD South District responded. Officers confirmed the deceased body of a young child inside the dumpster. The identity of the child has not been established.  There is no further information available at the moment.

The investigation continues.

UPDATE #1: After further investigation, the child has been identified as Tania Paige.  MDPD homicide detectives have arrested Tina Farrington for the murder of her daughter.

UPDATE #2: Correct spelling of child's name is Taina Paige.


 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.
   

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