Death of Benjamin Seitz, Ridgefield toddler left in hot car, ruled a homicide

The report says 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz died as

The report says 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz died as a result of heat exposure. (August 22, 2014 7:54 AM)

The state medical examiner's office has ruled the death of a Ridgefield toddler who was left in a hot car last month a homicide.

The report says that 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz died as a result of hyperthermia.

Police say the boy died July 7 after his father, Kyle Seitz, left him in the backseat of his car in near 90-degree heat. Police say Seitz forgot to drop the boy off at day care....

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