REPORT: Toddler dies after being left in hot car

BY KAT SHEPHERD / AUGUST 9, 2018 /

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A Virginia sheriff says a toddler has died after being left in a hot car.

Goochland County Sheriff James L. Agnew tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch that 17-month-old Riaan Gondesi’s father apparently forgot to drop him off at day care before heading to work Wednesday. The boy spent about three hours in the car, which was parked on an uncovered parking garage deck.

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Agnew says someone from the day care called the boy’s mother that afternoon and asked if Riaan was going to be dropped off. He says the mother called the father, who then discovered his unconscious son in the car. Riaan was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

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7 Comments

  1. Julia Wilson August 9th, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    It boggles my mind, How can anyone forget their own child???? We are suppose to take care of them !! Not forget they exist.!!! I do not believe anyone could forget their child. They do not forget to go to work!!! How do they forget to go to the daycare?? Not buying it!!!!

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    • Quin August 9th, 2018 at 2:41 pm

      I’m with you. I don’t believe the toddler wasn’t left in the car on purpose.

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  2. ZS August 9th, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    Probably too damn busy on the phone. A-hole. Put him handcuffed in car here he can’t get out and nobody around and forgetting there . Give him a taste of his own medicine.

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  3. Candace August 9th, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    We hear these stories more and more. Even have public announcements to check the back of your car…. It still boggles my mind that you can forget your child!!!

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  4. Toni August 9th, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    This hurts my heart! That poor baby! People need to get their heads out of their butts and start concentrating on the important things in life!! Stay off your phones and pay attention to your babies! I know accidents happen but this is a tragic accident‼️‼️😢😢

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  5. Kelly August 9th, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    I’m so sick of hearing these stories of a precious life left in a hot car! There is no way on earth my husband or I ever forgot our son! Unforgivable!

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  6. Gregory August 10th, 2018 at 3:11 am

    The pain of loss and torment of guilt this man is going to have to live through is beyond any kind of punishment that could be placed upon him.

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