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Deputies: Infant dies after being left in Jacksonville daycare center van for 5 hours

Posted at 4:03 PM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 16:06:00-04

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after an infant was found dead in a day care center van.

It happened in the 5800 block of Lenox Ave.

The infant girl was found in the van at about 1 p.m., about five hours after it was used to pick up children.

Jacksonville firefighters reportedly tried to revive the baby and took her to the hospital, but she could not be saved.

The center cares for about 14 children, authorities say.

Officials have not decided what charges will be brought forward, if any.