Baby dies in Indianapolis after being in hot vehicle, mom interviewed by police

Baby dies in Indianapolis after being in hot vehicle, mom interviewed by police

Ed. – It’s that time of year again (that time, that is, when people too dumb to be parents accidentally kill their children out of sheer stupidity and neglect).] 

Indianapolis police are investigating the death of a baby who had been in a hot caron Saturday as temperatures climbed into the 80s.

Emergency personnel were called to an AutoZone parking lot after a baby was found unresponsive in an SUV at about 4:45 p.m., 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,” police said in a release.

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The mother of the child was taken in by homicide detectives to be interviewed.

o charges have been filed at this time.

“This is still considered a death investigation at this time,” police said in a release. “If it is ruled a homicide a formal brief will follow.”

The Marion County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy on Monday to determine the exact cause of death.

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