A 1-year-old girl passed away Wednesday after her adoptive dad left her inside a hot pickup “all day, ” authorities stated.
City Nashville Police said the adoptive mother discovered the baby inside the vehicle, which was parked outside their Eastern Nashville home.
The child was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she had been pronounced dead on arrival.
The adoptive father dropped the sibling off at daycare previously and reportedly forgot the infant has been still in her car seat right after returning home, police said .
Authorities stated their investigation would go on during the night. It was unclear whether the adoptive dad would face charges.
The identities from the girl and her parents have never been released.
Further details about the case are not available.