West Haven parents post bond in hot car death of son

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Dusan Jenkins, 34, and Latoya Walters, 34, were arrested and are facing charges in connection to the hot car death of their son. Dusan Jenkins, 34, and Latoya Walters, 34, were arrested and are facing charges in connection to the hot car death of their son.
WEST HAVEN -

Two West Haven parents posted bond Thursday after facing charges in the hot car death of their 4-year-old son over the summer.

Dusan Jenkins, 34, and Latoya Walters, 34, were arrested and are facing charges of criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment, risk of injury to a minor and giving a false statement. Both Jenkins and Walters turned themselves in to police after being notified of active arrest warrants.

Both parents posted bond Thursday. Walters’ bond was $10,000 and Jenkins’ was $15,000.

MORE: Police: Video shows brothers climbed into hot car on their own | Police: 4-year-old dead, 2-year-old hospitalized in West Haven | Earlier video coverage

The incident happened on July 19, outside 2 Treat St.

Police say Dusan Jenkins, 4, died after he climbed into his parents car with his 2-year-old brother Davion Jenkins.

The two boys were unattended for some time before the 4-year-old died, according to police.

They are expected to be arraigned in court on Nov. 13.

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