Quinton Simon is a 20-month-old boy who has been missing from his Chatham County home for more than a week

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On Wednesday, investigators made the grim announcement that they believe the toddler is dead

Police said 20-month-old Quinton Simon was reported missing by his mother on Oct. 5

He lived with his mother, her boyfriend, his grandparents, and two other children on Buckhalter Road in Savannah

Simon's mother called 911 saying her son was missing when she woke up on Oct. 5. He was reported missing at around 9:40 a.m

Police named Quinton Simon's mother, Leilani Simon, as the prime suspect in his disappearance and death

Police said officers had contacted the boy’s biological father when he was reported missing and did not believe he was involved

Anyone with information on the disappearance or death of Quinton Simon is asked to call Chatham County Crime Stoppers at 912-234-2020