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Edmonton tragedy: Driver and wife are accused after a three-year-old boy was found dead in a minibus

Driver and a woman are CHARGED about the death of a three-year-old boy “who had been left in a childcare minibus for six hours” before his body was found

A man and a woman have been charged with manslaughter after the death of a three-year-old boy reportedly left in the childcare minibus.

The boy’s body was found in the vehicle parked outside the Hambledon State School in Cairns at 3:15 pm on Tuesday.

He was supposed to be picked up around 9:30 that morning.

“The alleged driver of the bus, a 45-year-old Bentley Park man and a 34-year-old female worker from Manunda who was also on the bus have been charged with one count per homicide,” police said Monday night.

They will face the Cairns Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

More to come.

The grim discovery was made on Tuesday at 3:15 pm in Stokes Street, Edmonton, in Far North Queensland. Pictured: the scene where the police are investigating

The grim discovery was made on Tuesday at 3:15 pm in Stokes Street, Edmonton, in Far North Queensland. Pictured: the scene where the police are investigating

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