Norfolk father charged in 5-month-old daughter’s death

Posted at 11:16 AM, Feb 18, 2014

Norfolk Police have charged a 23-year-old father with the murder of his 5-month old daughter.

Police say Norfolk Fire Rescue responded to a medical call on Thursday in the 1100 block of Hethersett Drive in reference to a 5-month-old victim in need of medical attention.

The baby, Gabrielle Givens, was transported to Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters for treatment. She was pronounced dead on Saturday, February 15th.

After an examination by the medical examiner, it was determined that her death was a homicide.


The cause of death is blunt force trauma to her head, according to the medical examiner.

Andrew Givens, the father of baby Gabrielle, was arrested and charged with murder. He is currently in the Norfolk Jail.