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The term of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities expired on March 18, 2016.

Justin Ross Harris: Can Child Car Heatstroke Deaths be Prevented?

Filed in Uncategorized By on June 26, 2014

It is being called an epidemic. Some people say they do not understand how any parent could leave a child in a hot car, for minutes or hours at a time, while other parents, such as Sunny Hostin, Legal Analyst from CNN, are coming forward to admit that yes, they have been guilty of the same type of action bringing rise to his charges. Is it mere negligence or an intentional crime under this set of facts? Just yesterday, Justin Ross Harris was arrested and charged criminally for leaving his 22-month old son, Cooper, in a hot car, strapped to his rear-facing seat in Atlanta last week, when he went to work at a Home Depot corporate office. Allegations have been made that at some time during the day, he returned to that car to place something in the car, still not noticing the child in the back seat. Statistics show that 44 children died from vehicle-induced heat stroke in 2013 alone. Read more»


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