10-month-old child dead, 21-year-old babysitter turns himself in

Posted at 4:39 AM, Aug 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 12:27:03-04

At 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, 21-year-old Eric Neri, wanted for questioning in a 10-month-old's death, turned himself in to police.

Neri has current arrest warrants for child neglect with great harm (felony 2nd degree) and child abuse without great harm (felony 3rd degree). 

Neri is currently being questioned about the circumstances surrounding the death of the 10-month-old child. 

On Tuesday, the 10-month-old child died at Manatee Memorial Hospital and police say Neri was last seen taking care of that child and a 3-year-old. 

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