PARENTS have again been warned of the dangers of leaving children in cars following Tuesday's tragic death of an infant in Bendigo.Police were continuing to investigate how the child, believed to be a girl, was left in the locked car as temperatures soared above 30C.
A frantic phone call from a passerby alerted authorities, but it was already too late.
The child was taken to hospital but died.
It was still unclear how long the baby had been left in the vehicle.
Homicide detectives were called to the scene in Thistle St as a matter of course.
However, charges were not expected to be laid.
A woman, 27, was questioned overnight.
She returned to the house yesterday, where she was being comforted by friends and family.
Neighbours were trying to understand how the tragedy occurred.
"It's hard to comprehend," said one neighbour.
"Parents are told again and again, yet it still happens. It's heartbreaking."
The tragedy occurred just a day after Ambulance Victoria had again warned of the dangers of leaving children in hot cars.
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