(8-6-19) On Saturday, August 3 2019 at approx. 12:57 PM Sidney units were dispatched to 530 S. Main Ave, in regards to an infant not breathing. Upon arrival of First Responders it was discovered that a 3 month old female, Daphney M Jackson , was unresponsive and not breathing. CPR had been started by citizens who were in the area of the 530 S. Main Ave residence. The infant was transported to Wilson Health by Sidney Medics. After arrival to Wilson Health and medical treatment Daphney had passed away.
Investigators from the Sidney Police Department and the Shelby County Coroner’s office responded to investigate the infant’s death. Part of the investigation included an autopsy. and it was learned that the child’s death was result of a fractured skull. As a result of the investigation detectives learned that the injury occurred at the infant’s residence located at 307 N. Miami Ave, Sidney. Ian M Timmons (21) who lives at the 307 N. Miami Ave residence was arrested for causing the death of the infant and was charged and placed in the Shelby County Jail late yesterday afternoon.
Timmons has been charged with one count of Endangering Children a felony of the 3rd degree. Other charges are being reviewed by the Shelby County Prosecutor. This investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Sidney Police Department at 937-498-2351 or Crime Stoppers at 937-492-8477 (TIPS).