Baby dies after siblings put her in oven, turn it on

Baby dies after siblings put her in oven, turn it on

An absolutely awful story out of Houston, where police say four children were left alone Monday night and their mother came home to find one of them dead.

The two 3-year-old siblings of the 19-month-old little girl who died, J’Zyra Thompson, told authorities that one of them put the baby in the oven and the other one turned it on and made it “hot,” ABC 13 reports.

J’Zyra, they said, kicked the oven door while she was trapped inside. The oldest sibling, 5, was apparently asleep at the time, Click2Houston reports.

When Racquel Thompson, the children’s mother, returned home from going out with her boyfriend to get takeout pizza and pick up a prescription, she attempted CPR, but it was too late.

J’Zyra died of multiple burns.

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