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.


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.