Authorities in Washington, D.C., have confirmed that a 3-month-old boy died after being left in a hot car.
D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department said that at around 6 p.m. on Tuesday, they responded to a call about a baby who wasn’t breathing and found Aaron Boyd Jr. When Aaron was taken to the hospital, he was pronounced dead on arrival.
On Tuesday, the heat index in Washington, DC, reached a record high of 106 degrees.
The police said they did not know how long Aaron had been in the black Honda Accord.
Authorities said Thursday that they are still digging into the case. Aaron’s cause and manner of death will be established after an autopsy.
According to KidsAndCars.org, a national nonprofit, Aaron is the fifteenth child to die from being left in a hot car in the United States this year.
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