CHARLOTTE COUNTY

A Charlotte County man is dealing with prices after his 1-year-old son drowned within the household’s pool in October.

Deputies on Oct. three arrived on the house in Deep Creek to discover a boy unresponsive after falling into the household pool. They tried to avoid wasting the kid who was then taken to the hospital, the place he later died.

“He’s going to need to stay with that for the remainder of his life,” Barry Bean stated.

Whereas on the house, deputies say they observed an awesome scent of marijuana.

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Workplace stated the kid’s mom went to work and the daddy, Shahzad Nazir Sayed Sr., 26, knowingly went to sleep, leaving the 2 youngsters unattended. One of many kids was capable of open a door to the house and entry the pool, the place there have been no pool security gadgets.

“Actually, he ought to have been awake watching his child,” Charles Zuza stated.

“It’s unhappy how are you simply going to let your 1-year-old stroll out of the home?” Zuza stated.

Deputies obtained a video they are saying exhibits Sayed conducting drug transactions in entrance of the youngsters.

“That’s an absolute tragedy for one thing like that to occur to anyone that didn’t actually have a likelihood to begin their life,” Bean stated.

Deputies additionally discovered narcotics within the frequent areas of the home and video clips that confirmed what the daddy was doing with them.

The investigation and the video clips additionally confirmed there was no child gate across the doorways or close to the pool, which investigators imagine might have saved the newborn’s life.

“The youngsters have been capable of manipulate and open and entry the doorways, which finally led to this tragic incident,” stated Det. Cody Forbus in a CCSO video launch.

Sayed was taken into custody Tuesday on the next prices:

  • Aggravated manslaughter of a kid;
  • Youngster neglect (2 counts);
  • Possession of a spot with data of manufacture of a managed substance, minor current or residing therein;
  • Possession of a managed substance;
  • Possession of hashish over 20 grams; and
  • Possession of paraphernalia.

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