AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Police in Ohio say a toddler who died after her mother found her on a porch in freezing temperatures had wandered from home when her father fell asleep.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 3-Day Total Of 989 New Cases, 11 More Deaths
Authorities say 2-year-old Wynter Parker’s mother left for a few hours Friday only to come back and find her daughter unresponsive on their apartment’s front porch.
The Akron Beacon Journal reports the mother called 911 and screamed “she’s frozen.”
The girl later died at a hospital. Temperatures on Friday ranged between 12 and 19 degrees Fahrenheit.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 3-Day Total Of 10,412 New Cases, 73 More Deaths
Detectives say the mother left Wynter with her father for about two hours at the family’s apartment.
Authorities say the girl’s father works a night shift and fell asleep.
No charges have been filed. Results from an autopsy Monday are pending.MORE NEWS: Fayette County Priest Andrew Kawecki Pleads No Contest To Charges Of Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting Altar Boy
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