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Child, 3, dies after being left in hot daycare van for hours

HOUSTON (WCMH) -- A three-year-old child is dead after police say he was left in a hot daycare van after a field trip.

It happened Thursday evening at a daycare center in Houston. The child’s body was discovered around 7pm when the child’s father arrived to pick him up, Harris County Constable Alan Rosen said.

Rosen said the van was parked around 3pm.


Rosen told KTRK the child was among 28 children who participated in the field trip.

The high temperature in Houston Thursday neared 100 degrees.



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