Indiana woman accused of leaving 2 children in hot van parked in Walmart lot

>> Read more trending news 

Liudmila V. Eaton, 40, of Noblesville, was charged with two counts of neglect of a dependent, which is a level 6 felony, the television station reported.

Police responded to a call Thursday afternoon of children left alone in a van, WTHR reported. Authorities found two children, ages 2 and 4, in the van, and the windows were open approximately 6 inches, the television station reported.

Both children were restrained in car seats in the 2009 Dodge Caravan, WTTV reported. Police said it was 88 degrees when they arrived at the van, the television station reported.

Eaton, identified as the mother of the two children, was located inside the store and subsequently arrested, WXIN reported.

Thank you for reading the Journal-News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Journal-News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X