3-month-old baby dies after being left inside car for hours, Allegheny County police say
UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. — Allegheny County police is investigating the death of a three-month-old boy.
Officers were called to the 300 block of Fort Couch Road in Upper Saint Clair around 5 p.m. Thursday.
Once they were on scene, officers found an unresponsive infant, later identified as Kayden Nguyen by the Medical Examiner’s Office.
BREAKING: A 3-month-old is dead after Allegheny County Police say the infant was left inside his parent’s car for several hours. The boy was found unresponsive in the 300 block of Fort Couch Road in Upper St. Clair. @WPXI pic.twitter.com/ngvTULXj0o
Paramedics attempted to save the infant but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said investigators determined the little boy was left inside a parent’s vehicle for several hours.
Homicide detectives are assisting in the investigation and put out the following statement:
“Detectives are working to confirm the timeline of events through surveillance video in the area. They are also downloading and reviewing data from the vehicle’s on board computer. Our department is working closely with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office and the Medical Examiner’s Office. When the Medical Examiner’s Office determines the cause and manner of death a charging decision will be made.”
No further information will be released until a charging decision has been made, according to police.
Anyone with information is asked to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.
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