Baby dies after being left in hot car while mom was at work

Baby dies after being left in hot car while mom was at work

EMPORIA, VA (WWBT) - Another child has died in Virginia after being left in a hot car.

On Friday, Emporia police officers were called to a Domino's Pizza on Market Drive for an unresponsive child.

When officers arrived, a 6-month-old boy was not breathing. CPR was immediately performed, and the child was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to police, the child's mother, Blondia Curry, 30, works at the Domino's and left him in the car. They have not said how long the boy was in the car.

The infant's body is currently at the medical examiner's office in Richmond for an autopsy.

Charges against Curry are still pending.

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This death comes just days after a toddler died after being left in a hot car in Goochland County.

According to Kids and Cars, Virginia ranks 10th in the nation in child hot car deaths. Friday's death was the fourth this year.

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