Police Officer Accused of Leaving Children in Hot Car

A West Virginia police officer has been accused of leaving his two children in a car while the temperature outside was around 84 degrees.

A complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court says that Charleston police Cpl. Daniel Goffreda is charged with child neglect creating risk of injury. It says the 32-year-old left his 2-year-old and 5-year-old sons in their car seats while he was in a grocery store Sunday.

A sheriff’s deputy found the boys in the vehicle’s backseat with the doors locked and windows up. The car’s engine was off. First responders had to break a window to remove the children after the older boy said he didn’t know how to open the door.

Source: Charleston officer charged after leaving his two kids in locked car, court records say | WCHS


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