POLICE CHARGE MOTHER AND HER BOYFRIEND
Victim was accidentally killed by a juvenile family member
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Detectives from the Palm Bay Police Department, working with the State Attorney’s Office, have charged two suspects in the death of 6-year-old Natalie Ranga-Sammy Eno on June 30.
After an investigation, authorities have developed criminal charges against Eno’s mother, Naomi Ranga-Sammy and her boyfriend Gregory Hillman.
According to Palm Bay Police Lt. Mike Smith, Ranga-Sammy has been arrested for Child Neglect and Culpable Negligence and Hillman has been arrested for Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Child Neglect and Culpable Negligence.
“As previously reported, Eno was accidentally killed by a juvenile family member,” said Lt. Smith. “The gun, which was previously reported stolen out of Palm Bay, was left unsecured in the home.”
The incident happened on the evening of June 30 when officers responded to an apartment on Washington Street after receiving 911 calls that a child had been shot.
Life-saving measures were immediately started and the girl was transported to Holmes Regional Medical Center for additional treatment. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injuries later in the night.
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