A mother was recently arrested after she left her 4-year-old son in scorching car as ‘punishment.’
Jesica Lee Brown, 28, has been charged with child endangerment after Draper City Police found a child left inside the vehicle.
The police have mentioned in the arrest affidavit that the temperature at the time of arrival was 82 degrees Fahrenheit.
Speaking with police, Brown explained that she put his son inside as punishment as he was ‘acting out.’
Brown also acknowledged that she was fully aware that the boy was all alone in the vehicle.
An assisting officer noticed that the boy was sweating and had a hot forehead and puffy eyes.
Brown also admitted that she had been using meth and heroin. How long the child was in the vehicle is unknown.
Source – Daily Mail