The girl's adoptive father reportedly forgot that the girl was left in the vehicle at the East Nashville home after dropping her sibling at a daycare centre. The girl's adoptive mother found the child around 5:40 p.m.in a auto seat inside the pickup truck parked outside their home.
"Adoptive mother found the girl at Virginia Ave home this evening". She was pronounced dead a short time later.
Police said the parents had recently adopted the girl and no arrests have been announced, News Channel 3 reported.
Police said it was during this conversation that the couple realized what had happened. There have been 30 children who have died since 1990.
Wednesday's high temperature here reached 89 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. It was there that she was told that Katera was never dropped off.
A 1-year-old girl has died in East Nashville after police say her father unintentionally left her in a auto seat in the back of a pickup truck all day. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt on Wednesday night.
No charges have been filed in the case and police said the District Attorney's Office is being kept apprised of detectives' continuing work on the case, but officials said there is no plan to file charges against them.