Texas infant dies in hot car as temperatures reached 90s

1 month ago

Harris County news, Texas news.

A Texas baby died Friday in a hot car where she had been left for hours as temperatures hit the lower 90s in Houston.

Police said that the 10-month-old girl was forgotten in the car by her mom that realized the fatal mistake at around 1:30 p.m.

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  • “Once the mother realized she had left the infant in the vehicle, she returned and found her unresponsive,” police said.

    The baby was pronounced dead at HCA Houston Healthcare; a Harris County grand jury is considering whether to file charges against the mother.

    It comes one day after a 1-year-old boy died in similar conditions in Memphis where a daycare employee unintentionally left him in a scorching hot car.