Rome Police Officer’s Baby Dies in Hot Car
As the weather warms, officials are reminding people to make sure they never leave children in a vehicle.
This comes as a Rome Police Officer is being investigated for leaving his baby in a vehicle for an extended period of time in Oneida County.
Four-and-a-half month old Michael Fanfarillo was found dead in the vehicle Monday, June 6.
There is no word as to whether the father will be charged.
Kansas-based kidsandcars.org has declared today National Child Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention Day.
The group’s founder, Janette Fennell says the baby’s death in Rome is the tenth fatality of a child left in a hot car this year. Last year at this time there had been four deaths.