An 11-month-old baby girl died after she was left inside a car for hours while her parents went to church, Florida authorities said Sunday.
Officers found the infant unconscious inside a vehicle parked outside the Evangelical Mount of Olives Baptist Church, reported WKMG News 6. The outside temperature hit the high 70s, according to multiple media reports.
Police learned the girl had been left “for approximately three hours while the parents went to the church service,” police said in a statement, according to Yahoo News. She was pronounced dead at Palm Bay Community Hospital.
“This is an unfortunate incident, and our condolences and prayers go out to the family,” Palm Beach police Chief Mario Augello said in a statement posted by Florida Today.
No arrests have been made, police said.
More on the incident in the report below from WKMG News 6.