10-month-old baby girl dies after being left in car for several hours, police say
HOUSTON - Authorities say a baby girl has passed away Friday after she was left in a car for several hours in southwest Houston.
Details are limited as it's an active investigation, but preliminary information by the Houston Police Department is officials is that officers called a little after 1:30 p.m. for a call about an unresponsive infant brought to HCA Houston Health Care - Pearland.
Responding officers spoke with parents as well as the paramedics who were already on the scene performing lifesaving efforts. Authorities learned the baby's mother left her in a car seat inside a car for several hours while it was not running.
Once she came back, she realized she left the child in the vehicle and rushed the baby to a hospital, where authorities say she succumbed to her injuries.
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No other information was made available, as of this writing, but an investigation remains underway, and the case will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
This is a developing story and will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.