LAKE CITY (CBSMiami/AP) – A 16-month-old north Florida girl died when one of her parents forgot to drop her off at day care, leaving her inside a car, according to authorities.READ MORE: FBI: Body Found Near Search Area For Missing Florida Woman Gabby Petito Consistent With Her Description
Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call Tuesday afternoon and found the girl was unresponsive.READ MORE: Massive Search Underway For Brian Laundrie, Fiancé Of Missing Florida Woman Gabby Petito
Sheriff’s spokesman Murray Smith says at least one of the child’s parents is a state employee with whom the sheriff’s office has frequent interaction. So, the case is being investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Officials did not specify which parent works for the state or name the agency.
No further details were immediately available.MORE NEWS: MDPD Seeking Driver Who Hit, Killed Man Riding Mini Scooter In Florida City
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