Baby girl dies inside a hot car after there all day
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'My baby just died,
my baby just died'

Baby girl dies inside a hot car after mom left her there all day while she was at work

A baby girl who was found dead in a car parked in a Procter & Gamble employee parking lot in Ohio was left there by her mother while she was at work, authorities said Wednesday night.

The 15-month-old was found around 5pm Wednesday in the P&G parking lot in Mason, about 25 miles northeast of Cincinnati, said Doyle Burke, the chief investigator for the Warren County Coroner's Office.

Burke said it appears the mother, who is a P&G employee, left the baby unattended in her car seat all day and called 911 when she returned to the vehicle and found the girl unresponsive.

While an official cause of death has not yet been determined, investigators believe it was the result of high temperatures inside the vehicle. 'My baby just died. My baby just died. My baby just died!' said the woman who called police to report the death.

'She's dead. She's dead. She's dead!' the woman added. 'I left her in the car!' When the dispatcher tried to walk her through administering mouth-to-mouth CPR, the woman said: 'She's dead! She's already dead!'

The preliminary findings of the autopsy, completed by Dr. Russell Uptegrove from the Warren County Coroner's Office, were consistent with a heat-related death, reports the Daily Mail using other news sources.

"Even though it wasn't sweltering hot today, it's obviously gonna be hotter in the car,' Burke said. "And certainly a 15-month-old is more susceptible to something like this than an adult.

"Any time something happens like this, it's preventable. It's a wakeup call to anyone who has children: Just be careful."

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