2 Year Old Dies In Hot Car While Family Is In Church
Dallas police said today they were still investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who had been left in a hot car as his family attended church this weekend.
According to police, officers responded to a call regarding the toddler, who had been found inside of a vehicle .
The toddler boy was taken to a local hospital where he was was pronounced deceased.
According to KidsAndCars.org, Boi Lei Sang, 2, is the fifth child to die in a hot car in Texas this year. Across the U.S., 21 children have died of heatstroke in a vehicle so far this year, compared to 11 children by this time in 2015.
It is not known how long the boy had been in the car.
Reng Om was attending services at Dallas Matu Christian Church with other families when, he said, the father entered the church carrying the unresponsive little boy.
Om told ABC News affiliate WFAA-TV that the family attended the church.
He said that his understanding was that when the father of five didn’t see the child with his four siblings in a classroom, he went looking for him and found him in the car. According to the local weather reports, temps were at 100 degrees that day.