Daytona Beach, FL - The Volusia Sheriff's Office (VSO) is reporting that 52-year-old Michael Ellis, the security guard attacked by a 14-year-old boy last Tuesday (March 30) at the Florida United Methodist Children's Home, has passed away.
The Sheriff’s Office investigation remains active pending the results of an autopsy. Further medical evaluation is needed to determine whether the security officer’s current condition is attributed to the altercation, or as a result of other medical factors. The results could affect the charges. Right now the teen is charged with aggravated battery on a uniformed security officer.