1-year-old boy dies after father deliberately leaves him in hot car, police say

In a Facebook post, new Philadelphia Police Chief Michael Goodwin said the child was initially taken to the emergency room unresponsive by his father, 19-year-old Landon Parrott.

“During initial investigations, detectives found inconsistencies in the information provided by the father,” Goodwin wrote.

When investigators “pointed out” the discrepancies in Parrott’s story, police say he told them what had happened.

“The child died after being left in the car for about five hours when it was 87 degrees outside,” Goodwin said. “During the interview, it appears that this was not an issue of forgetting the child, but a deliberate act to keep the child out of the way while at home.”

Police said in a Facebook post that Aum was charged with murder, two counts of endangering children and manslaughter. He is being held at the Tuscalawas County Jail on his $250,000 bail.

he was booked for friday afternoonaccording to the Tuskalawa County Sheriff’s website.

CNN has not been able to determine if Parrot has an attorney.

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of children dying after being left in hot cars. is a meteorologist noheatstroke.orgOf these deaths, 53% were caused by someone leaving a child in the car.
In 2018 and 2019, a record 53 children died after being left in hot cars. National Security CouncilAccording to noheatstroke.org, there have been 22 car crashes so far in 2022.

Source: www.cnn.com

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