A Florida man accused in the hot trailer death of his 8-month-old son close the doorway on the child’s grandmother as she tried to meddle the day he died, the lamentation relations says.
William Hendrickson had been warned by officials to keep the doorway to the bedroom open just the day before the tot upheld away, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
The baby’s 2-year-old sister was also in the room. She would be hospitalized with serious dehydration.
“Grandma! Grandma!” the little girl cried, grandmother Carrie Hendrickson removed to the Tampa Bay Times. “Milk, water. Milk, water.”
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Carrie Hendrickson was means to get her granddaughter out of the room Thursday, but her son would emphatically close the doorway again, according to the newspaper.
The endangered grandmother called the caseworker, and the little boy, also named William, was after found dead.
“It’s my biggest heartbreak that we wasn’t means to get him out,” Carrie Hendrickson told the Tampa Bay Times. “I am going to have to live with the rest my life meaningful my son was means to close that door.”
The baby’s physique heat was 105.6 degrees, according to the newspaper. Largo police officers found the heat in the mobile home to be 109 degrees.
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Carrie Hendrickson told the journal that the air conditioner in her son’s room was not plugged in.
William Hendrickson, 25, was charged with aggravated killing and child neglect. The children’s mom was arrested a few days before on a battery charge.
“This didn’t have to happen,” grandfather Bill Hendrickson told the Tampa Bay Times. “It was avoidable and preventable, and now we can only ask people to urge for the grandson’s soul.”
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