WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) – Authorities in South Carolina say they’ve arrested two people in connection with a child found dead in a car.
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office stated in a news release that investigators responded Monday to a report of a child left in a vehicle on a road 60 miles (97 kilometers) outside of Charleston. First responders pronounced the child dead at the scene.
Investigators arrested 49-year-old Rita Pangalangan and 41-year-old Larry King. Both were awaiting a bond hearing Tuesday.
The Sheriff’s Office says South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s child fatality units are helping investigate.
The child’s age and cause of death haven’t been released.
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