Florida dad charged with murder, abuse in death of 5-month-old baby

Credit: Volusia County Corrections

Credit: Volusia County Corrections

A Florida man is in custody after officials said he was responsible for the death of a 5-month-old infant.

Officials with the Ormond Beach Police Department responded to a residence on North Yonge Street after receiving reports of an infant having difficulty breathing.

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Medics also responded and transported the child to an area hospital, where the child later died, according to Ormond Beach police.

The infant's biological father, 23-year-old Calib Scott, was arrested in connection to the death.

Scott faces charges of neglect of a child, aggravated child abuse and first-degree murder involving aggravated child abuse, according to officials.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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