3-month-old boy dies after being left in hot car: police

A three-month-old boy has died after being left in a hot car in Washington, DC, authorities said.

Officers found a home shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday and found the baby, Aaron Boyd Jr., unconscious and not breathing, according to the DC Metropolitan Police Department. Aaron was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The heat index — what temperature feels like — rose to 106 degrees in DC on Tuesday.

It was not clear how long Aaron had been in the black Honda Accord, police said.

The investigation is still ongoing, police said on Thursday. An autopsy will determine Aaron’s cause of death and manner of death.

According to the national nonprofit KidsAndCars.org, Aaron is the 15th child so far this year in the US to die from a hot car.

Click here for tips on keeping your kids safe in hot cars.

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