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Child Abuse charges dropped against Escambia Co father
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- An Escambia County man accused of killing a toddler no longer faces charges.
An autopsy revealed the 22-month-old died of natural causes.
The State Attorney's Office dismissed the case against Jeffery Simmons.
Simmons and Demetria Johnson were arrested in March-- after the toddler died.
The Medical Examiner says the girl had meningitis, and died from an infection in her central nervous system.
Child neglect charges against Johnson were also dropped.
However, Johnson is still on probation from another child neglect charge.
The Department of Children and Families is currently supervising her two other children.