Incident at 5602 Selinsky #205
July 11, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the death of a child at 5602 Selinsky #205 on December 29, 2006
The victim, Dennis Ray Driver Jr., 8 months, of 5606 Selinsky #205 was pronounced dead after arriving at Ben Taub General Hospital.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D. L. Robertson reported:
The cause of death was not immediately apparent, however in-depth forensic tests conducted by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office revealed the presence of cocaine in the blood and stomach of the baby Dennis Ray. The case was ruled a homicide due to acute cocaine toxicity.
The investigation continued and resulted in Grand Jury hearings. On July 10, 2007 a Harris County Grand Jury indicted. Dennis Ray Driver Sr. (b/m, DOB: 5-24-82), and charged him with murder in the 263rd State District Court.
On Wednesday (July 11), HPD officers arrested, without incident, Dennis Ray Driver Sr. at his apartment.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.