Grandmother arrested in drowning of North Port infant
NORTH PORT, Fla. — A Lakeland woman has been arrested in connection to the November drowning of her 4-month-old grandson.
Robin Lee Florand, 44, negligently left the child in a bathtub without supervision for nearly 10 minutes at a home on the 2700 block of Traverse Avenue, the North Port Police Department said.
The child, Anakin David James Ennis, was found face down in a few inches of water on Nov. 16. A neighbor helped give CPR before Anakin was rushed to a hospital where he later died.
Methamphetamine was found in the bathroom at the home, and Florand tested positive for the drug, according to police.
She remains in custody facing a manslaughter charge.