The Latest: Oregon
toddler dies after being left in hot car
Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the death of Oregon toddler left in hot vehicle
(all times local):
The mother of an Oregon girl who
died after being left in a hot car told officers she thought he had dropped
her daughter off at daycare.
Roseburg police say in an affidavit that
38-year-old Nicole Engler found her 21-month-old daughter unconscious and
blue after finishing her shift as a nurse practitioner at Evergreen Family
Engler rushed the toddler back to the medical facility, but
she could not be saved.
Engler has been charged with second-degree
manslaughter. Court records do not list an attorney to speak on her behalf.
The outside temperature was about 80 degrees (26 Celsius) when the
toddler was discovered in the backseat Thursday afternoon.
Authorities say an Oregon child died after being left
unattended in a vehicle for several hours, and the child's mother has been
charged with second-degree manslaughter.
The Roseburg Police
Department says the vehicle was parked Thursday in a lot near Evergreen
Family Medicine. The child was pronounced dead at Mercy Medical Center.
The department has not released the child's name, age or gender, and has
not responded to a request for more information.
38-year-old Nicole Engler of Roseburg, has been booked into the Douglas
County Jail. It's unknown if she has a lawyer.
An online staff
directory for Evergreen Family Medicine shows a woman with that name
employed as a nurse practitioner. Evergreen referred questions about Engler