14-month-old baby dies in hot car in North Carolina,
mother facing charges
(WNCT) — A mother is facing charges after her 14-month-old child
died after being left unattended in a hot vehicle.
Jacksonville Police Department is conducting an investigation
into the circumstances surrounding the child’s death that
happened on Aug. 29. Officials said the child was left
unattended in a hot vehicle at The Suburban Extended Stay at
1323 Lejeune Blvd. for an extended period of time while in the
care of Dayla Timms.
Timms has been charged with
Involuntary Manslaughter and Negligent Child Abuse Inflicting
Serious Bodily Injury.
Upon arrival, Officers and
firefighters performed live-saving measures on the child until
it was transported to Onslow Memorial Hospital by Onslow County
EMS. The child was pronounced dead after arriving at the
Officials said the temperature inside the
vehicle was around 92 degrees.
Anyone with additional
information is asked to contact JPD Special Victims Unit
Detective J. Parrish at 910-938-6521 or Crime Stoppers at
910-938-3273. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $2,500
for information determined to be of value to law enforcement.
Callers to Crime Stoppers are not required to reveal their
identities. Information can also be anonymously texted via
Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637
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