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 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.

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