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Death of child found in car in Wyoming investigated


July 29, 2017

LARAMIE (AP) — Police in Wyoming are investigating the death of a 4-month-old child found inside a car in Laramie.

Albany County Sheriff’s Department deputies received a call about 5:50 p.m. Thursday of a child not breathing.

KGWN-TV in Cheyenne reports that officers removed the child from a car seat within a vehicle and the child was taken to Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie. The child was later pronounced dead.

Albany County Undersheriff Josh DeBree says a preliminary investigation determined that the child had been left inside the vehicle from about 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday.


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