5-month-old baby dies at Virginia Beach daycare
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach mother dropped her infant son off at daycare Monday, and just hours later he was dead.
According to WTKR, Amanda Holland got a call from daycare owner Brenda Payton, who said her son, Nycau, was unresponsive.
“He was just fine,” Holland says. “I was just holding him that morning. There was nothing wrong with my child.”
Nycau ‘s father Frank Turner watched, helpless.
“I couldn’t do anything but run to him and told him to wake up, wake up,” Turner says. “I just kissed him like 100 times because I knew that was the last time I was going to see him.”
Nycau was pronounced dead just before 2:15 Monday afternoon.
According to WTKR, Payton had been a childcare provider for more than 20 years and is devastated this happened.
Police are investigating, but no charges have been filed against employees at the daycare and police say there are no indications of foul play.