2 children found inside car in
north Houston, 4-year-old pronounced dead at hospital
HOUSTON - Houston police are
investigating after a child was pronounced dead at a hospital
HPD Commander Jonathon Halliday says
officers responded to reports about children locked in a car in
a driveway in the 200 block of Oriole Street around 4:30 p.m.
"We don’t know how long they were in there, but family
members began looking and found them in the car," said Commander
According to Halliday, the family members were
looking for the children and found them inside the car. It is
unclear how they got inside.
I’m sad," said Tameisha
Lewis, a neighbor. "My feelings are hurt because come on now.
It’s like a nightmare. A parent's nightmare. Us as parents have
to do better watching our kids at the end of the day. It"s a
mistake, turned into a tragedy. My prayers are with the family."
The 4-year-old was taken to an area hospital where he was
pronounced deceased. The 2-year-old is said to be stable,
Houston police are currently investigating
and it is too early to say if charges will be filed, Halliday
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