Baby dies after being left in car outside of Phoenix, Arizona sports bar

3:27 PM, Aug 29, 2013   |    comments
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PHOENIX, Arizona (KPNX) -- A 3-month-old Phoenix, Arizona boy has died after being left inside his father's car.

Phoenix police said the infant had been left in the vehicle for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon.

Sgt. Tommy Thompson, a police spokesman, said the infant's father "lost track of time" when he stopped by B.T. Sports Pub, where he is a kitchen manager.

The infant was unconscious when paramedics arrived and rushed the boy to Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center. Thompson said the father, whose name has not been released, could face charges.

The baby was the 30th hot car casualty this year in the U.S., according to data supplied by

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