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Second child dies after allegedly being left in car for hours

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Posted at 10:50 AM, May 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-31 10:50:07-04

Henrico Co., Va. (WTKR) – The two-and-a-half-month-old baby girl being treated at VCU Medical Center, after sources said she and her brother were left in a car, died Thursday afternoon. That’s according to a report from WTVR/CBS 6 in Richmond, Virginia.

The baby’s mother, Brittney Downing, was charged with two counts of felony child neglect on May 28, 2013, according to Henrico Police spokeswoman Lt. Linda Toney Downing’s 20-month-old son died over the weekend. Henrico Police became involved when they were contacted by Prince George County Police, regarding the suspicious death of 20-month-old Jelani A. Downing-Batson.

Read this entire report from WTVR/CBS 6, HERE.