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'No justice, no peace! We're walking for Noah Sneed,' protesters say during march

Detectives continue to investigate boy's July death at Oakland Park day care

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – Chanese Sneed said she is not giving up on getting justice for her little boy, Noah. She was with Teresa Brown, Noah's great aunt. The family is inconsolable.

The 2-year-old boy was found dead July 29 inside a van outside of Ceressa's Daycare & Preschool on West Oakland Park Boulevard in Oakland Park. 

It has been three weeks since Sneed found out about his death and the investigation continues. She was part of a group who marched Monday night in protest outside the Broward Sheriff's Office headquarters.

The group's chant: "No justice, no peace! We're walking for Noah Sneed!"

Investigators shut down the day care and reported a day care employee didn't follow proper procedure.

The employee admitted to turning off an alarm that should have warned her Noah was inside the van, the boy was not in a proper safety seat and a checklist log was not done, investigators reported. 

"All they can think about is that they lost their license. Well, we lost a life," Brown said. "Our precious life: 2 years old." 

Detectives said it is an active investigation and the medical examiner had yet to rule out the exact cause of the death.

"We need justice," Brown said. "We need someone to pay for this."


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Sanela Sabovic

Sanela Sabovic joined Local 10 News in September 2012 as an assignment editor and associate producer. In August 2015, she became a full-time reporter and fill-in traffic reporter. Sanela holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications with a concentration in radio, television and film from DePaul University.

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