Ala. authorities investigating death of child

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GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Etowah County are investigating the death of a child who was hospitalized after being found inside a car.

Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/17GDWi8 ) sheriff's officials were releasing few details about the death Saturday. Etowah County sheriff's spokeswoman Natalie Barton says the child died Friday at a Birmingham hospital, where the child was taken after it was found in a car outside a home near Gadsden.

Barton says the death "appears to be a tragic accident" and no charges are expected, but authorities are still investigating.



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