CPD: Father charged after toddler died from ingesting fentanyl

Posted at 10:17 AM, Jan 06, 2020

CINCINNATI — Police have arrested a man in the case of a toddler who died from ingesting fentanyl, Cincinnati police said.

Charles D. Foggie, 25, faces charges of involuntary manslaughter and endangering children in the death of his son, 18-month-old Brayden Foggie.

Brayden Foggie died at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center on Oct. 15 after he became unresponsive at a home on Selim Avenue, police said.

Investigators at the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office determined on Dec. 15 that the boy had ingested fentanyl.

Charles Foggie is listed as “the parent, guardian, custodian, person having custody or control" of Brayden Foggie, according to court documents. Lt. Steve Saunders confirmed Charles Foggie is the father of the child.

A Hamilton County Grand Jury indicted Charles Foggie on Dec. 18. Police arrested him Sunday.

Charles Foggie is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.