Wichita Man Charged After Baby Dies In Hot Car

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) — A Wichita man has been charged with murder in connection to the death of a baby who was left in a hot car.

The 10-month-old girl died after being left in a car for about 2 hours last Thursday night in south Wichita.

In court Wednesday afternoon, 29-year-old Seth M. Jackson was charged with first degree murder, or in the alternative, second degree murder. His bond has been set at $250,000.

Jackson is not to have contact with any children who were under his care or anyone on the witness list, including his partner and mother.

Secretary Phyllis Gilmore of the Kansas Department for Children and Families released the following statement after charges were filed:

"We remain deeply saddened that this child suffered such a horrific death. We support the charges filed in this case, and we will aid in any way possible the prosecution of the defendant."

Posted by: Nick Viviani