A child died in Indianapolis after being left in a hot vehicle, and the mother was interviewed by police, it was reported.
According to ABC News, emergency personnel responded to an AutoZone after a baby was found in an SUV at around 4:45 p.m. local time on May 18.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said, “EMS transported the baby to Riley [Hospital for Children] where despite the best efforts of medical staff, the baby died.”
The mother of the child was questioned by homicide detectives. No charges were filed.
“This is still considered a death investigation at this time,” police stated. “If it is ruled a homicide a formal brief will follow.”
The baby’s cause of death will be conducted by the Marion County Coroner’s Office.
Temperatures in Indianapolis reached 85 degrees Fahrenheit on May 18.
Other details about the case are not clear.
A 4-year-old trapped in a hot car helped rescue seven toddlers between the ages of 2 and 4 in Maryland after dialing 911.
A father’s decision tragically ended up costing him his young son’s life.
Kristopher Taylor of Apple Valley is expected back in court later this week after he was charged with manslaughter for leaving his 4-year-old son in a hot car for hours. pic.twitter.com/qdw2wD7MD2
— Ashley Zilka (@ashleyzilka) May 7, 2019
The car was unlocked, but the windows were rolled up.
Sheriff’s officials said there was only a single car seat in the vehicle, WJLA reported.
The suspect in the case is a mother of two of the children involved in the case. The mother allegedly told the children not to leave the vehicle, it was reported.
Charles County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating after authorities say seven toddlers from ages 2 to 4 years old were left in a hot car in a parking lot of the St. Charles Towne Center in Waldorf. https://t.co/Z4gjFmepZD
— ABC 7 News – WJLA (@ABC7News) May 10, 2019