Dimone Fleming, 22, Arrested For The Murder Of 11-Month-Old Octavius Fleming-Canada And 3-Year-Old Dashawn Fleming

Published on November 28, 2022, 4:04 am
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On Saturday, November 26, 2022, at approximately 1921 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an emotionally disturbed person at 246 Echo Place, located within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a naked 22-year-old female acting erratically and placed her into custody.

EMS responded and transported the female to St. Barnabas Hospital for a psychological evaluation.

At approximately 1957 hours, a 911 call was received of an assault at the same location.

When police responded they observed two (2) children, an 11-month-old male and a 3-year-old male, unresponsive in the apartment with multiple stab wounds about the body.

EMS responded and transported both children to New York Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center, where they were pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Octavius Fleming-Canada & Dashawn Fleming
246 Echo Place
Bronx, NY 10457

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 22-year-old female individual has been arrested and charged on Sunday, November 27, 2022, at 1900 hours, within the confines of the 46th Precinct.


Dimone Fleming
246 Echo Place
Bronx, NY 10457


  • murder: intention (2 counts);
  • murder: multiple victims (2 counts);
  • murder: depraved indifference, to person less than 11-years-old (2 counts).

The grandfather of the children set up a GoFundMe page here to help cover the funeral expenses. 

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.