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Baby dies after he was left in hot car on North Shore

Photo courtesy Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office

HAMMOND, La. — The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an 8-month-old baby boy after being left in a car for for about eight and a half hours.

The sheriff’s office said  the child was unintentionally left inside the vehicle from about 8 a.m. until he was tragically discovered around 4:30 p.m.

The baby’s death is still under investigation. All findings will be sent to the District Attorney’s Office.

The sheriff’s office declined to release any additional information.