Police: Infant girl’s death possibly related to the heat
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say that an infant girl’s death could be related to the heat.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that Richmond police received a report that a child needed assistance on Tuesday afternoon. They found a girl who was suffering from possible heat-related distress.
Police said the girl was younger than a year old. She was taken to a local hospital where she died.
The temperatures in Virginia’s capital city peaked in the mid-90s on Tuesday. But the heat index rose to as high as 105 degrees.