Posted: Friday, January 28, 2011 4:11 pm
The Messenger, January 28l, 2011
The investigation is continuing in the death of a 14-month-old child who was found face-down in a bucket of bleach water in the kitchen of a Fulton residence Monday night.
The child, identified as LaKadia Diane Bradshaw-Beard, was found shortly before 7 p.m. at the residence at 228 Vernon St., according to Fulton police. She was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m. at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton.
The incident has been under investigation by the Fulton Police Department, the Fulton County (Ky.) coroner and the Department of Social Services. The child’s body was sent for autopsy.
Fulton Police Chief Terry Powell said a preliminary meeting was held Thursday with Commonwealth Attorney Mike Stacy to review the current facts of the case. Information is still being sought and additional interviews are ongoing.
In addition, police officers are awaiting a report from the medical examiner’s office and also are still processing some evidence.
Funeral services for the child, the daughter of Nickie Nicole Bradshaw of Fulton and Skylard Dewayne Beard of Bolivar, were scheduled for today at 2 p.m. at Jacksonville Freewill Baptist Church in South Fulton.