Madison sheriff: Child left in hot car for 3 to 4 hours outside Danielsville store dies

  • In US
  • 2022-06-30 22:33:36Z
  • By Athens Banner-Herald

A child left in a hot car died in Danielsville on Thursday, Madison County Sheriff Michael Moore said.

Details were not immediately available Thursday afternoon, but Moore said his office has brought in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to assist in the investigation.

The 1-year-old was in a vehicle parked outside a Walgreens store in Danielsville, Moore said.

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Moore estimated the child had been left in the vehicle for three to four hours. Moore said he was notified of baby's death at about 1:30 p.m.

Investigators are still interviewing the mother and no charges had been filed as of Thursday afternoon, the sheriff said. However, investigators plan to meet with Northern Circuit District Attorney Parks White in regards to possible charges as a result of the investigation.

This article originally appeared on Athens Banner-Herald: Child dies after being left for hours in hot car in Madison County


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