Police responded to a report of an infant not breathing and a probable cause statement said responders found the child with apparent burns. The infant was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sunday 11 February 2024 01:14, UK
A baby died after her mother mistakenly put her down for a nap in the oven, a US prosecutor has said.
Mariah Thomas of Kansas City, Missouri, has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
Police responded to a report of an infant not breathing on Friday afternoon.
A probable cause statement said responders found the child with apparent burns.
The baby was pronounced dead at the scene.
The statement said responders were told by a witness the mother "put the child down for a nap and accidentally placed her in the oven instead of the crib".
It did not explain how that mistake was made.
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