BPD: Baby found unresponsive in bathtub dies

25 YO Armond Floyd arrested for child abuse
Posted at 8:58 PM, Nov 15, 2016

Bellevue Police officials say a toddler that was unresponsive in the bathtub on Sunday has died.

The incident took place in the 1800 block of Lloyd Street in Bellevue.

The child was identified as 1-year-old Imani Edwards.  Imani would have turned 2 on November 18th. 

Bellevue Police Detectives conducted an investigation which led to the arrest of 25-year-old, Armond Floyd.

Police arrested Floyd for child abuse, nearly 30 days after being arrested on another child abuse incident, and domestic violence against the child's mother.

Brianna Whitmer, who lives across the hall, told KMTV that  seeing the unresponsive child was traumatizing.

"I seen the paramedic coming out of the building, carrying the unconscious child and she had kind of a purply-bluish tint to her skin like she maybe hadn't been breathing for a while," she said. 

Whitmer says that as a mom, she can't begin to imagine, the pain the family is going through.

"When I seen the paramedic coming out of the apartment and I saw her for a brief second, I did not see that little girl's face, I seen my own baby's face," she added.

Officials say that Floyd is the boyfriend of the child’s mother and was the adult left responsible for the care of Imani on November 13, while her mother was at work.

Floyd was booked into the Sarpy County Jail on Monday for the Felony offense of Child Abuse, resulting in serious injury.

BPD officers are still investigating what exactly happened to the child, while the Department of Health and Human Services is currently investigating the welfare of the baby sibling.