Baby dies after being forgotten in car in Arad

An eight month old baby died on Tuesday after being forgotten in the car in the scorching heat in Arad, in the South of Israel.

According to preliminary reports the baby's grandmother drove her daughter to work and afterwards was supposed to drop of the baby at daycare, only to forget her in the car.  The grandmother then drove to her office and when she returned to her parked car after several hours she found the baby unconscious.

Magen David Adom paramedics arrived on the scene and tried to resuscitate the baby but after several attempts had to pronounce her dead.  Police opened an investigation into the incident.

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