Bentonville Police are investigating the death of 14 month old toddler. Police say the father of the child arrived at the Maryís Little Lambs Daycare (506 SE Moberly) and reported that his daughter was not breathing around 12:29pm.
The child was taken to Northwest Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the child was left locked in the fatherís vehicle at his workplace, the David Glass Technology Center, which is located across the street from the daycare.
The outside temperature at the time of the report was 99 degrees. The child was enrolled at the aforementioned daycare and it is further believed that the father failed to drop the child off prior to parking his vehicle at his workplace.
The childís body will be transferred to the Arkansas State Crime lab for evaluation.
No names are being released at this time and this incident is currently under investigation.