12-month-old baby found dead in hot car outside Walgreens in Athens area

MADISON COUNTY, Ga. — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said a one-year-old child has died after being found unresponsive inside car in a Walgreen’s parking lot in Danielsville Thursday afternoon.

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Authorities said that initial information is that the mother is an employee at the store and that she left the child in the vehicle for an undetermined amount of time.

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The child, who has only been identified as being 12 months old, was pronounced dead at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.

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It’s unclear if the mother is facing any charges. The investigation is ongoing.

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