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Carthage child found unresponsive in hot vehicle has died

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Friday about 1:30 p.m. Carthage Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of North Maple in reference to a 3-year-old female unresponsive inside a hot vehicle.

Lieut Jeff Pinnell tells KOAM’s Shannon Becker the child died in a Springfield hospital over the weekend.

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Lieut Pinnell says detectives are continuing their  investigation.

No other information is available at this time.

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Unresponsive child inside a hot vehicle in Carthage, Mo.

CARTHAGE, Mo. – Lieut Jeff Pinnell tells us Carthage Police responded to a residence Friday about 1:30 p.m. in the 100 block of North Maple in reference to a 3-year-old female unresponsive inside a hot vehicle.

She was rushed to a Joplin Hospital and then flown to Springfield, Mo. for a higher level of care.

Lieut Pinnell says detectives are currently investigating what occurred.

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No more information is available at this time.

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