Girl, 3, died after being left alone in a car in 100-degree weather while her mother looked after her pot
Girl, three, dies after being left in a 100F car for three HOURS by her mother who worked on her cannabis farm
- Visalia police said they did not inhale three-year-old Jessica Campos in a vehicle after being left alone in the car for three hours
- Police said the toddler was left alone in the parked car for between 2 1/2 and 3 hours, with the temperature reaching at least 100 degrees
- According to the police, the interior of the car was so hot that Jessica could no longer breathe due to the scorching heat
- Jessica’s mother, 28-year-old Eustajia Mojica Dominguez, reportedly looked after her marijuana farm while the toddler was in the burning car
- Police discovered 70 mature marijuana plants, 80 immature marijuana plants and about 475 pounds of processed marijuana in the residence
- Four adults who were in the residence were arrested and Mojica Dominguez, who was booked for involuntary manslaughter and endangering children
A California toddler died after her mother left her alone in a car in 100-degree weather for hours to tend to her marijuana farm, police say.
Visalia police said they found three-year-old Jessica Campos was not breathing after being left alone in a car for three hours while the vehicle’s interior temperature rose to 100 degrees Celsius.
Her mother Eustajia Mojica Dominguez, 28, has since been arrested for the murder and is said to have nursed her huge cannabis farm while her daughter suffocated in the blazing heat.
According to the police, the interior of the car was so torrid that Jessica could no longer breathe.
An officer across the street responded immediately after being called and took over from relatives and attempted to resuscitate the girl through CPR, police said in a statement. statement.
Jessica was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Jessica’s mother, 28-year-old Eustachia Mojica Dominguez, (pictured) was growing and processing marijuana while the toddler was in the burning car.
Police discovered 70 mature marijuana plants, 80 immature marijuana plants in the home
Police found three-year-old Jessica Campos not breathing alone in a car in temperatures of up to 100 degrees before being taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police said the toddler was left alone in the parked car for between 2 1/2 and 3 hours, with the temperature reaching at least 100 degrees.
Police believe Mojica Dominguez was working on a pot growing and processing pot while the toddler was in the burning car.
The Department’s Narcotics and Special Enforcement Unit discovered 70 mature marijuana plants, 80 immature marijuana plants, and approximately 475 pounds of processed marijuana in the residence.
Police discovered about 475 pounds of processed marijuana in the home
Police say the four adults arrested at the residence may be charged with marijuana-related drugs, including Valentin Aguilar Ortiz, left, and Emmanuel Ortiz-Aguilar, right
Also arrested above the cannabis farm were Araceli Mojica, left, and Victor Flores Corona, right
Authorities also found four other children in the home, including two nine-month-olds and an 11- and 15-year-old.
The four children have all been handed over to Child Protection. Their relationship with Mojica Martinez has not been shared.
Four other adults who were in the home at the time of the incident were also arrested.
Police identified the four adults as Araceli Mojica, 33, Emmanuel Ortiz-Aguilar, 34, Valentin Aguilar Ortiz, 27, and Victor Flores Corona, 41.
Police say they are facing possible drug charges related to marijuana, while Mojica Dominguez was on trial for involuntary manslaughter and endangering children.
California law states that recreational marijuana is legal, but unlicensed growers are allowed to harvest up to six cannabis plants, the New York Post reported.