Homicide detectives had no immediate answers in the mysterious death of 22-month-old Dominicue Andrews yesterday afternoon at a day-care center in Homestead. However, NBC Miami is now reporting the boy likely died after being forgotten in a hot van.
Andrews was picked up from his home at 7:35 a.m. yesterday by a van run by the Jomiba Learning Center. It now appears he never left the van and died due to the heat after being forgotten in the vehicle.
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After police arrived, the boy's body was found lying in an alleyway near the van outside the day-care center.
Jomiba has run afoul of the Department of Children and Families before. Three employees failed to sign a form declaring they had good moral character. Though that citation seems relatively minor in wake of yesterday's tragedy. The DCF is now considering permanently revoking Jomiba's license.