Toddler left in hot car dies
Posted: Sep 15, 2010 6:41 PM PDT
Updated: Sep 15, 2010 6:41 PM PDT

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - An 18-month-old girl died from hyperthermia after being left in a car for seven hours, according to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove.

The child, Esther Tsang, was pronounced dead on arrival at Biloxi Regional Medical Center on Tuesday evening at 5:49 pm. Esther is the daughter of Dr. Brian and Mrs. Tsang of Biloxi.

Hargrove told WLOX News, the mother went to work at 10:00 on Tuesday morning and left at 5:00 pm. When she got to the car, she saw her daughter in the backseat and drove immediately to the emergency room where the 18-month-old was pronounced dead.

Hargrove said he is working with Biloxi Police as the investigation continues.

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