Girl dies after spending most of the day in the car in Osaka Pref.


Police say a 2-year-old girl died on Saturday after being left in a car for most of the day when her father mistakenly believed he dropped her off at a kindergarten in Osaka prefecture.

Seira Fuchigami’s father, 33, told police he left his home around 8 a.m. with three of his children to drop them off. When he drove back to the school in Kishiwada town after 5pm, staff told him that Seira had never arrived, prompting him to search his vehicle where he found her limp and unconscious, according to police.

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The girl was taken to hospital but was found to have died. The father dropped off only his oldest and youngest daughters and returned home with Seira in the car, police said.

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