MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) — Miami Gardens Police are investigating the death of a child who collapsed while at a South Florida summer camp on Wednesday.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
Meantime, his mother Martina Mullings is filled with grief and questioning what happened to her child.
“If they got him help when they saw him, he would have been alive today. He would have come home with me. But he’s not. He’s laying in somebody’s morgue,” said Mullings.
Officers said 10-year old Daijon Mullings collapsed for unknown reasons while at Scott Park around 11 a.m. A a summer camp staffer found him.
“He was playing and he was found slumped over on the bleachers. So how he went from playing to being slumped over on the bleachers, that he had a seizure. He is 10. He never had a seizure,” said Mullings. “I was asking them what was wrong with him and they couldn’t tell me.”
Crews rushed the child to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
“They told me they couldn’t resuscitate him. It was too late,” said Mullings.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Students Honored For 'Doing The Right Thing" And Helping Save Lives
His mother said he had started city-sponsored summer camp on Monday.
Investigators are waiting for the results of the autopsy to determine what caused his death.
A detective with the city of Miami Gardens along with councilwoman Barbara Jordan payed the mother a visit on Wednesday evening.
The city of Miami Gardens issued a statement on the incident saying in part, “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the child’s family in this understandably difficult time.”
Mullings is now upset at park officials whom she says have provided her with little information.
“I just want answers. I want to know what happened to him. Who saw what happened to him,” said Mullings.
Amid questions, his family grieves for their loss.MORE NEWS: Miami’s Interim Police Chief Manny Morales Responds To Accusations By Ousted Chief Art Acevedo
“Every time I see him, I just expect a big hug but it’s not there anymore,” said his cousin Chanel Thelusma.