September 1, 2014
A two year old girl died in Roanoke Sunday afternoon after reportedly being left in a hot vehicle.
Police were called to a home on Kenwood Boulevard SE shortly before 4:30 Sunday afternoon to investigate a report of an unresponsive child found in a car seat in a van in the driveway.
Roanoke Fire-EMS crews were the first to arrive and pronounced the child dead.
After an initial investigation, police believe the toddler was left in the closed van by a parent for a long period of time.
The Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy on the child. Police are working with the Commonwealth Attorney's Office as they continue their investigation.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.