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