Coroner holds new conference about 15-month-old found found dead in a vehicle





Warren County Coroner Chief Investigator Doyle Burke talk about the 15-month-old baby that was left in a vehicle in a Mason P&G parking lot Wednesday, August 23, 2017. (WDTN Photo/ Dominic Wilson)

MASON, Ohio (WDTN/WLWT) – A 15-month-old baby was found dead in a Mason parking lot Thursday evening, according to police.

According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happend around 6:00 p.m. in a Mason Proctor & Gamble parking lot.

Police say they believe the child was in the car for several hours and the Warren County Coroner was called to the scene.

Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell said, “I have been briefed about the situation late this afternoon at the P&G facility in Mason. The matter is currently under investigation, and I have no further comment at this time.”

Warren County Coroner Chief Investigator Doyle Burke said Wednesday the 15-month-old baby girl was left unattended about 10 hours in the vehicle by a P&G employee Wednesday.

Burke said the baby was found dead in a car seat in the back seat of the vehicle and calls this incident a tragedy.

The baby was transported to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office and an autopsy will be performed Thursday morning.

Police are talking with the parents of the baby and police are still investigating this case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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