MUSKOGEE, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman who was caring for an infant when he died will not face charges.
In October, the woman was caring for her infant nephew when she realized she made a terrible mistake. The woman told police that she thought she had dropped the boy off at daycare, but accidentally left him in the backseat of her car.
When she got off of work, she went to the daycare to pick the boy up.
“When she arrived at the daycare to pick up the child, she had walked around and that’s when she saw the baby,” said Muskogee County District Attorney Orvil Loge.
According to FOX 23, officials say the boy died from hyperthermia from being in the hot car all day.
The district attorney decided to rule this as an accident, so she was not charged with a crime.