5-month-old girl dies after being left in minivan

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Police in Moorhead say a 5-month-old girl has died after being left in a minivan for hours.

Moorhead police identified the dead girl as Christiana Natany Sandstrom.

Authorities arrived at the scene about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday and learned the girl had been left in a car seat inside the vehicle for about four hours. The first responder found that the infant girl had been moved to a nearby apartment and began administering CPR. However, the child was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lt. Chris Carey says in a news release that an investigation into the death is underway.

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