New details released in hot car death in Booneville


BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Booneville police have released new details in the hot-car death of a baby last week.

Friday, deputies were called to Mighty Cubs Daycare, which shares a parking lot with Field of Dreams Adult Day Care.

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Deputies found a 21-month-old baby dead in a car.The baby’s body has been sent to the state medical examiner’s office.

Booneville police say it is believed the child was left in the car at a workplace in Booneville for several hours during the day before arriving at the daycare facility around 5 p.m.

Investigators said neither daycare facility had anything to do with events leading up to the child’s death.

The investigation is still ongoing as investigators continue gathering video and statements.