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Florida woman charged in toddler's death in hot car

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Florida woman charged in toddler's death in hot car
Posted at 2:30 PM, Sep 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-29 11:14:21-04

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman has been charged with negligent manslaughter in the death of her 1-year-old daughter, who was left for hours in a hot vehicle.

Kit Noelle Pollard was found dead inside the SUV Friday at a Sanford gas station.

Seminole County jail records show 29-year-old Kailyn Pollard of Sorrento was held without bail Saturday.

According to an arrest report, Pollard forgot to take her daughter to daycare Friday morning and left her in the vehicle for seven hours as temperatures climbed above 90 degrees (32 Celsius).

Jail records did not show whether Pollard had an attorney.

The girl was the second hot car death reported Friday in Florida. In a separate case, a 4-year-old boy died after being found alone in a locked car outside an Orange County school.

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Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com/

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two children were found dead in hot vehicles just hours apart in central Florida.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that both deaths occurred Friday afternoon in the Orlando area.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office says a passer-by spotted a 4-year-old boy alone in a locked car with the engine turned off in the parking lot of Elite Preparatory Academy. Firefighters rushed the boy to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

About two hours later, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office says a 1-year-old girl was found dead inside a hot car at a Sanford gas station.

Area temperatures were in the 90s on Friday. No arrests were immediately reported.

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Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com/

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)