Baby found dead in hot SUV outside gas station near Sanford

A baby was found dead inside a hot SUV outside a gas station near Sanford on Friday afternoon, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.

The child, believed to be a 1-year-old girl, was locked in a vehicle at Wawa at 4660 W. State Road 46, said Bob Kealing, a Sheriff’s Office spokesman.

Seminole County Fire Rescue responded to the scene about 4:50 p.m.

Authorities are interviewing witnesses and investigating the incident.