Parents react after infant dies from being left in Hot car at
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A
1-year-old child in Omaha isn’t coming home tonight.
Ra’Miyah Worthington died after police say she was left in a hot
car at Kidz of the Future Child Development Center in the area
of 50th and Leavenworth on Monday shortly after 3 p.m.
“I’m not comprehending how this could have even possibly
happened,” said her father, Rianna Worthington.
6 News the 1-year-old child, who was identified as Ra’Miyah
Worthington, was taken with CPR in progress to Nebraska
Medicine, where she died.
6 News confirmed the van
involved is registered to the daycare owner. The driver picked
up Ra’Miyah and two of her siblings Monday morning.
other two children were removed from the van. Ra’Miyah was not.
“The daycare picks them up in the morning, early in the
morning,” Rianna said. “My thing is how can you forget a kid
that you yourself put into the vehicle, but you took the other
two off? How do you forget one when you take two off the van?
How did you forget my baby?”
It’s still unclear just how
long Ra’Miyah was left inside the van, but her parents have
“The daycare has an app,” Worthington
said. “They’ll tell you stuff with their kids throughout the
day. She was never checked in. Only one of the three we sent was
checked in, so put two and two together. You had to have my baby
left in this car since this morning.”
Ra’Miyah is the
youngest of six children. Her parents say she loved eating and
dancing and always had a smile on her face.
loved, loved her family,” said her mother, Sina Johnson. “She
loved her daddy. She was daddy’s little girl.”
investigation into Ra’Miyah’s death is ongoing.
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