A 50-year-old woman, Zeljna Kosovac was granted bail today after being charged in the death of a three-year-old boy found in a hot car. She has been charged with criminal negligence causing death. She was initially described as a nanny or babysitter, but her connection to the boy remains unclear. Kosovac was supposed to drop the child at Daycare but she did not.
A cleaning crew working outside a west-end apartment building where Kosovac lived spotted the unconscious three-year-old boy in the back seat of a car yesterday afternoon.
The vehicle’s windows were broken and the boy was removed from his car seat. He was rushed to hospital in critical condition and pronounced dead.
The name of the boy has not been released.An autopsy has been scheduled for later Friday.