Sarasota Dad Arrested After Baby Dies In Hot Car

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Sarasota police have charged a 23-year-old man with aggravated manslaughter after officers say he left his 2-year-old baby in the car and she died.

Uriel Hernandez was arrested Sunday.

Police say Hernandez picked up his child at 6 a.m. on Sunday and went home. Officials say he went inside to get a phone charger and went to sleep.

Around noon he realized the child was still in the car. When he returned to check she was dead.

Police say the temperature Sunday was around 85 to 95 degrees.

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