2-Year Old Boy Dies In Locked Car in Daleville

Police in Delaware County are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who had been locked in a car outside an apartment complex in Daleville.

Daleville Police say officers found the boy inside the vehicle after receiving a phone call early Wednesday evening. The car was parked at the Salem Place Apartments just east of I-69 on the south side of Daleville.

According to investigators, the child had been in the car for 2 to 3 hours when temperatures were still around 90-degrees outside.

The child was taken to I-U Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, where he was pronounced dead.