Baby left in vehicle pronounced dead in Caldwell


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CALDWELL — A baby that was left in a vehicle in near Boise has died.

Caldwell Police received a call for medical assistance around 4:04 p.m. Saturday from the 4000 block of Cleveland Boulevard.

The caller said that a baby had been left in a vehicle and did not have a pulse.

When officers arrived on scene they identified the victim as a 5-month-old baby girl. That child was rushed to a local hospital and was later declared deceased.

The investigation is ongoing, Detectives are processing evidence and interviewing parties that were present or in the area to determine what happened.

Lt. Dave Wright on Sunday told the Idaho Statesman that the child was in the car of a male caretaker but did not specify the relationship between the child and the caretaker. Police are in touch with the caretaker, but no arrests have been made.

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This article was originally published by fellow CNN affiliate KIVI. It is used here with permission.


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