PEMBROKE PINES, FL (AP) — Florida police say an infant that was left in a parked vehicle has died.
The Miami Herald reports Pembroke Pines police and fire departments responded to the scene Friday afternoon and found a 17-month-old boy that had been in the vehicle for hours.
The National Weather Service reported that temperatures in the area Friday afternoon were in the mid- to upper-90s.
A Pembroke Pines Police Department release says life-saving efforts “did not prevent an unfortunate tragedy.”
The department says an investigation into the baby’s death is ongoing.
The newspaper quotes police as saying the child’s parents are suspects.