The investigation continues after a 3-year-old boy was found dead in a locked car in Monroe County Monday.
The boy’s grandmother, Anita Gibson, told deputies she left the boy with a 15-year-old in her car while she mowed a neighbor’s lawn. When she came back home she noticed the back gate was open and the kids weren’t in the car.
They eventually found the boy in a locked car that had been parked on the property since early Monday. The 3-year-old was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officials believe he had been locked in the car for more than 35 minutes.