La Joya Independent School District
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5-year-old boy found dead in parking lot of Texas elementary school

Aug. 26, 2022
The boy was left in a car in a parking lot at Dr. Americo Paredes Elementary in Mission, Texas; the vehicle belonged to a family member who worked at the school.

A 5-year-old boy was found dead in the parking lot of Dr. Americo Paredes Elementary in Mission, Texas, after he was left in a hot car. 

La Joya (Texas) school district Police Chief Raul Gonzalez said the boy was found unresponsive in a vehicle that belonged to a staff member at the elementary school and that the boy was related to that staff member, reports KSAT-TV

The boy was taken to the nurse’s office where officials attempted unsuccessfully to revive him.

District Superintendent Gisela Saenz confirmed that the child was a student at the school. 

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