Police have confirmed that a baby left to die inside a vehicle in Lakewood was an ‘honest mistake’ or miscommunication.
According to Lakewood officials, the 2-year-old girl was left behind in the back seat of a family’s car on Monday afternoon and died a short time later.
Police say there was a miscommunication between the parents over who would bring the toddler inside the home.
A neighbor discovered the young girl around 2 p.m. Outside temperatures were hovering around 68 degrees at the time.
Authorities say their investigation has concluded and no charges have been filed.