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State to seek death penalty against man accused in North Fort Myers child’s death

The State Attorney’s Office on Monday said it intends to seek the death penalty against a man accused of abusing and killing a North Fort Myers toddler. Nicholas Stephen Canfield, 25, has been jailed in Lee County since April on charges of first-degree murder, sexual battery on a child less than 12 years of age, […]

Toddler found unresponsive in North Fort Myers home has died

A 2-year-old girl who was found unresponsive and with severe injuries in a North Fort Myers home has died. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home on W. Mariana Avenue at 1:43 p.m. on April 29 in reference to an unresponsive child. They met with the child’s caregiver, Nicholas Canfield, who was […]