Child dies in hot car outside Booneville
BOONEVILLE • Booneville police are
investigating the death of a child outside a daycare center Friday.
“The police department was called about 5 p.m. (Aug. 16) to a daycare on
North Second Street,” said Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey. “Upon
arriving, officers found a young child, who had been left in a car, probably
all day, was deceased.”
Investigators were on the scene Friday
evening gathering evidence. Ramey said he hopes to be able to release more
information on Monday. That information could include if the department will
pursue criminal charges.