Infant found in unoccupied vehicle in Chesapeake, dies at hospital

Posted at 4:46 PM, Jul 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-28 17:09:42-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A child has died after being left in a hot car on Tuesday.

Around 12:30 p.m. Chesapeake Police responded to a report of a child left in a vehicle.

When they got to the scene which was in the 900 block of Adventure Way, it was found that an 8-month-old female infant was left in an unoccupied vehicle for several hours.

Medics responded, provided first aid and transported the child to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased, police said.

The incident is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.