Cape Coral baby’s death under investigation, father plans memorial

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CAPE CORAL, Fla. – A Coast Guard officer who lives in Cape Coral is holding a memorial service Saturday for his 3-month-old son, who was found dead Thursday, Nov. 17.

Coast Guard Operations Petty Officer Kenny Tucker has planned what he’s calling a “hero sendoff” for his late son Johnny from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Cape Christian Church on 2110 Chiquita Blvd S.

“Thursday was the worst day of my life,” Tucker said. “We want to send him off because I want to have a good memory and we want to have a good memory for him.”

The Cape Coral Police Department and the Florida Department of Children and Families are investigating the baby’s death.

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