Roanoke Girl Dies Inside Hot Van

Roanoke Girl Dies Inside Hot Van


Authorities in Roanoke say a two-year-old girl died Sunday after being left in a van. Police say the girl was left in the vehicle for an extended period of time while it was parked in the driveway of a residence. Roanoke police spokesman Scott Leamon says in a news release that authorities received a report of an unresponsive child Sunday afternoon. Emergency responders pronounced the girl dead at the scene. A preliminary investigation indicates a parent accidentally left the girl inside the van. Temperatures in the Roanoke area reached 90 degrees Sunday. There’s no word on any possible charges.

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