2-month-old Kentucky boy dies after he was left in a car for hours, police say

A 2-month-old boy in Kentucky died of hyperthermia Thursday evening after police say a family member unintentionally left the child in a car for several hours.

Lexington Police Department spokeswoman Brenna Angel said officers were sent about 7:30 p.m. Thursday to a home on Barksdale Drive on a report of a deceased infant.

Based on a preliminary investigation, Angel said detectives believe a family member unintentionally left the child in a car for several hours Thursday.

Angel said the child was identified by the Fayette Count Coroner's Office as Valen Hakizimana.

An autopsy cited hyperthermia as the cause of death, Angel said.

Around 4 p.m. Thursday, the temperature in Lexington reached 84 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

No criminal charges have been filed, Angel said, adding that a "specific timeline of events and information regarding the factors involved in this incident are under investigation."