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Autopsy on 4-Year-Old Maui Girl Found in Car

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By Maui Now Staff

An autopsy is being conducted on a four-year-old Maui girl who was found unresponsive within a vehicle in a parking lot in West Maui on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

Maui police say the child is from Lahaina, and was found at around 1 p.m. on Friday within the vehicle in a parking lot located at 3500 Lower Honoapiʻilani Road.

Maui Police Lieutenant William Juan tells Maui Now that foul play is not suspected. According to Lieutenant Juan, the incident was reported by a parent.  Police noted that the child was not accidentally left in a hot vehicle.

According to police reports, Medics arriving on scene conducted life saving measures, and the child was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center for further treatment, but later died.

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The cause of death is pending autopsy results.  The case has been classified as an unattended death.

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Other crews responding to the scene included units with the Maui Fire and Police Departments.

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