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    Baby Left In Florida Daycare Van Dies: Sheriff
    Officials said the death appears to be heat-related as temperatures in Jacksonville were forecast to reach a high of 90 degrees Wednesday.
    By Feroze Dhanoa, Patch National Staff | May 22, 2019 4:21 pm ET | Updated May 22, 2019 11:24 pm ET

    JACKSONVILLE, FL ó A daycare employee is facing charges after the death of an infant who was left in a van for four-and-a-half hours in Florida on Wednesday when temperatures were forecast to touch 90 degrees, officials in Jacksonville said.

    Officers responded to the Ewing's Love & Hope Preschool & Academy in Jacksonville around 1:08 p.m. on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office told reporters, according to a live broadcast of the briefing.

    Officers arrived and assisted firefighters with an unconscious infant in a car seat who was not breathing. The spokesperson said first responders made efforts to resuscitate the baby and then immediately transported her to the hospital. The baby was pronounced dead at the hospital and the spokesperson said the death appears to be heat-related.
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    https://patch.com/florida/jacksonvil...n-dies-sheriff
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    52 children died in hot vehicles in the US in 2018.
    For further information: https://www.kidsandcars.org/how-kids...t/heat-stroke/

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      4-year-old child dies in SCís first hot car death of 2019, Richland Co. coroner says

      By Tanita Gaither | May 24, 2019 at 2:40 PM EDT - Updated May 24 at 6:17 PM
      COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - During a press conference on Friday, the Richland County Coronerís Office announced the death of a 4-year-old child in the stateís first hyperthermia death of 2019.

      Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says Zion Akinrefon, of Maryland, was pronounced dead at a Midlands hospital on Wednesday of complications of probable hyperthermia.

      Deputies responded to a call on Wednesday after Zion was found unresponsive at a home in Blythewood. By the time deputies arrived, the coronerís office says, paramedics were performing CPR to the child, who was then rushed to the hospital.
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      https://www.wistv.com/2019/05/24/yea...-coroner-says/


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      https://www.kidsandcars.org/2019-child-hot-car-deaths/
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      • #4
        Baby dies after being left inside car for more than 12 hours
        Calverton Park Police say two people are in custody.
        Author: Ashley Cole, Jenna Barnes
        Published: 2:22 PM CDT June 3, 2019
        Updated: 1:40 AM CDT June 4, 2019
        CALVERTON PARK, Mo. Ė Two people were taken into custody after an 11-month-old girl died inside a hot car over the weekend.

        The Florissant Valley Fire Protection District said they got the call for help around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived, someone was performing CPR on the baby in the house, spokesman Mark Flauter said.
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        https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/lo...c-3d23e3e53d14
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        • #5
          3-month-old baby dies after mom left her in car for over 3 hours, Kansas sheriff says
          BY JASON TIDD
          JUNE 10, 2019 04:58 PM, UPDATED JUNE 10, 2019 05:01 PM

          A 3-month-old baby girl died after she was left in a car Saturday afternoon near Rose Hill, officials said.

          Emergency crews were called at around 4 p.m. for a child not breathing report in the 13000 block of Southwest 160th Street, about 3 miles northeast of Rose Hill, Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet said. Paramedics pronounced a 3-month-old girl dead at the scene.
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          https://www.kansas.com/news/local/article231404363.html
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