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Woman charged after Florida 2-year-old’s death in hot car

When daycare was closed, she drove home and forgot about child for 7 hours.
Jail records showed that Juana Perez-Domingo was charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child.
Jail records showed that Juana Perez-Domingo was charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child.
Published Jul. 18

MIAMI — A Florida woman is facing criminal charges in the death of a 2-year-old child left in a hot vehicle, police say.

Jail records showed Saturday that Juana Perez-Domingo, 43, is charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child. Bond was set at $50,000, and no attorney was listed for the woman.

Police say Perez-Domingo was supposed to drive the young girl to daycare in Homestead early Friday morning. She drove the girl to her own home first — the daycare wasn’t open yet — and then got distracted and forgot about the child until returning to the vehicle seven hours later.

A Miami-Dade police report says Perez-Domingo called the child’s mother and then drove her to the mother’s house. The child had died by then.

Police say Perez-Domingo also had no driver’s license. An autopsy was scheduled for Saturday.