Child dies after being left in car at grocery store

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (CNN) – Police said the body of a child was found in a car in front of a Tennessee grocery store on Friday.

According to the Knoxville Police Department, the child was found dead inside of a vehicle in the parking lot of a store.

Investigators have not said the age of the child – only that the victim was young.

They also have not released the whereabouts of the parents or guardians.

The child had reportedly been in the vehicle for an unknown amount of time.

Emergency crews made efforts to resuscitate, but the victim was pronounced dead.

Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

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(This story was originally published on August 9, 2019)

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