Small child found dead in car in Booneville

Police in Booneville are investigating the death of a small child whose body was found in a car outside a daycare.

Posted: Aug 16, 2019 6:16 PM
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 9:49 AM

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Police in Booneville are investigating the death of a small child whose body was found in a car outside a daycare.

Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey said someone called his officers about it around 5 p.m. Friday.

The chief said it's not clear just how long the child had been left inside the vehicle.

UPDATEBooneville police provide update on infant's death

According to a family friend, one of the parents went to the daycare to pick up the child and found out the child never made it there.

Prentiss County Coroner Greg Sparks declined to give more information about the case.

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