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Mom leaves 7-Month-Old Infant Boy Locked in Car to Bake Dead During Arizona Heat Wave WHILE MOM SHOPS IN MALL

An Arizona mother was questioned after police say she left her baby inside a car to go shopping at a Mesa mall.

Officers arrived at the JCPenney parking lot at Superstition Springs Mall in Mesa on Saturday afternoon, after calls regarding an unresponsive baby. Police said the infant boy was found inside a car that wasn’t running and had no air conditioning on. He was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

AZ Central reports that the baby’s mother found him unresponsive after allegedly shopping in the mall for around two hours. She reportedly has not admitted whether she knew the baby was in the car, police said.

The forecast for the day in question was as high as 106 degrees.

So far, no charges have been filed against the mother. The victim’s name has not been released.

The story is developing. Check back for updates.

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