Child who died went on porch when dad fell asleep

Neighbor Crystal Lucas said she often brought the unsupervised children to their home

Neighbor Crystal Lucas said she often brought the unsupervised children to their home

Wynter Parker's mum, Dashanda, screamed "she's frozen, she's frozen" during a frantic call to emergency services after finding her baby girl's lifeless body on the porch. The mother said that the girl was "frozen".

Police are still investigating what led to the toddler's death.

They continued: "You're gonna pinch her nose closed and completely cover her mouth with your mouth and blow two regular breaths into the lungs".

The Akron Police Department said that Wynter's mother had left her with her father while she ran errands.

Police responded about 3:30 p.m. Friday to the family's home on Doty Drive.

"I cried because I just don't understand how a two year old could be outside and you not know", Crystal said.

She died after paramedics took her to Akron Children's Hospital. While most never expected something like this to occur, one woman says she often saw the children outside and had to bring them home to their mother a couple of times.

When the mother returned to the home after a two-hour outing, she discovered Wynter unconscious and immediately dialed 911.

WJW reports that Wynter wandered outside of the house while not wearing a hat, coat or gloves and suffered severe hypothermia, although her official cause of death has not been determined.

A neighbor at the 76-apartment complex managed by the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority said the woman also has a son.

Parents should make sure children wear layers of clothes when they go outside in the cold and monitor how long they are out, she said. "It was freezing and that was my biggest worry when the cops came", Lucas said.

Adding, 'It's just a very sad situation.

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