A Child in Idaho Was Locked in a Car in a Heat
BOISE – August 17, 2018
A 3-year-old girl from Idaho was locked in a car and abandoned by her father. The temperature in the car at the moment was almost 50 degrees Celsius, local media reports.
The child’s father, Christopher Leis, 34, of Boise, was charged with a felony count of injury to a child.
At just before 5 p.m. Thursday, the Boise Fire Department, Boise Police Department and Ada County Paramedics responded to a report of a child stuck in a vehicle in the 6700 block of State Street. After determining the girl was trapped, authorities broke a window to rescue her.
This is not the first case of forgetting children in the car in the heat that might cause death or serious problems for them, occurred in the U.S. recently.