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For Immediate Release:
February 07, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Jennifer Capote

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Sick or Injured Child
Case #: PD170203045938
Date & Time of Occurrence: 02/06/2017 at approx. 3:15p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 7702 SW 124 Terr
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Samuel J Schnall , (W/M)
Deceased's DOB: 01/20/2016
Deceased's Age: 1
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Toyota Camry
Vehicle Color: Blue

Toddler Left in Vehicle

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, (MDPD)Homicide Bureau is investigating an incident that left a toddler in critical condition.

According to investigators, the Village of Pinecrest Police Department received a 911 call in reference to an unresponsive toddler. Upon Officer's arrival, they discovered that the toddler had been left unattended inside the vehicle for over an hour. The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department responded to the scene and transported the toddler to Baptist Hospital where he is currently listed in critical condition.

The investigations continues.

Update #1:  On February 7, 2017, 1 year old Samuel J. Schnall  succumbed to his injuries.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit 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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