Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-019

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 23, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Infants Death Ruled A Homicide

    Boyfriend is charged with murder.
    • Thursday
    • January 19, 2012
    • Time: 8:25 AM
    • 1209 Sand Lake Circle
    • Tampa, FL


    Derron Denard Brown
    DOB: 06/25/1987
    1209 Sand Lake Circle
    Tampa, Florida


    • Murder In The First Degree (Premeditated)
    • Aggravated Child Abuse

    Victim: (deceased)

    Nasir E. Milliner
    DOB: 01/29/2011
    1209 Sand Lake Circle
    Tampa, Florida


    Lukrisha Milliner
    DOB: 02/09/1986
    1209 Sand Lake Circle
    Tampa, Florida


    On January 19, 2012 between 8:25 am and 9:37 am, 11 month old Nasir Milliner was at home in the custody and care of his mother's live in boyfriend Derron Brown. Nasir's mother had left home for a short period to run errands. Derron Brown has reportedly lived in the home for the past 7 months.

    A short time later, when Nasir's mother returned home, she noticed her son appeared to be unresponsive. EMS was notified and transported the child to Florida Hospital in Tampa where he later died.

    During the course of the investigation, detectives interviewed Derron Brown and he admitted that while he and the child were alone, he knowingly and intentionally struck the child's torso several times with his shoulder, forearm, head and closed fist.

    On January 20, 2012 the Hillsborough County Medical Examiners Office determined the child died due to blunt trauma impact to the torso with liver laceration and ruled the death a homicide.

    The mother has fully cooperated during the investigation. Derron Brown is being held in the Hillsborough County Jail with no bond and will make his first court appearance on Sunday morning at 8:00 am.
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