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Infant left alone for hours in hot car dies

7 months 2 days 5 hours ago Monday, July 16 2018 Jul 16, 2018 July 16, 2018 11:38 AM July 16, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: WPLG

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - Florida police say an infant that was left in a parked vehicle has died.

The Miami Herald reports Pembroke Pines police and fire departments responded to the scene Friday afternoon and found a 17-month-old boy that had been in the vehicle for hours. The National Weather Service reported that temperatures in the area Friday afternoon were in the mid- to upper-90s.

A Pembroke Pines Police Department release says life-saving efforts "did not prevent an unfortunate tragedy."

The department says an investigation into the baby's death is ongoing.

The newspaper quotes police as saying the child's parents are suspects.

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