NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - No charges will be filed in the infant death in April in which a parent left his 10-month old in a car all day.
Ten-month-old Jack Duggan was declared dead Tuesday. Apr. 3 after NCPD responded to Roper West Ashley in reference to an infant child being deceased.
According to Charleston police officers, the father of the infant told them that he was supposed to drop his child off at daycare but forgot to do so.
North Charleston Police spokesperson Spencer Pryor released a statement regarding the incident.
The father stated he was at work the entire day and realized once he got off that he had left the child in the car, according to Pryor.
That Tuesday evening his wife arrived at the daycare facility and was told the child was not there. The wife immediately made contact with her husband and that's when he checked his vehicle and discovered the infant was still in the vehicle and unresponsive. The father drove the infant to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.