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Texas infant left in back of dad's car, dies of heat

Published On: Sep 06 2013 09:12:28 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 06 2013 09:12:47 AM CDT


Police say a 6-month-old girl is dead after spending the day in the back seat of her father's hot car.
Police in League City, 25 miles southeast of Houston, said he father found the girl dead in his car when he went to a daycare center to pick her up and found she wasn't there.
Officer Reagan Pena said the man took his older children to school Wednesday morning and planned to take his infant daughter to daycare. He went home to get his work vehicle, though, and forgot the child in his personal car. When he went to pick up the child just after 5 p.m., the daycare center staff said she hadn't been dropped off.
Temperatures reached the low 90s in the area Wednesday.