5-month-old dies after being left in car

PEORIA, Ariz. - Police said a 5-month-old boy has died in Peoria after being left in a car for hours. 

The caretakers called police around 2:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon after realizing the child was in a car parked at an apartment complex. Officers said the caretakers removed the baby from the car and brought him into the home before calling police.

Police said they found the child not breathing. Officers said they believe the infant had been in the car for hours.

The child was declared dead at a hospital.

The caretakers, a man and and a woman, have been taken into custody, police said.

Police said the infant's parents have been notified. 

Copyright 2016 KPNX


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment