Deputies: Boy, 2, left strapped in car seat in vehicle for 8 hours


Around noon on Wednesday, 911 dispatchers got a call from one of Jadiel Rosario's parents after mom and dad realized they had left the toddler buckled in his car seat inside a car for eight-hours, according to a news release from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

It seems the Tampa family had been visiting with relatives and returned home about 4:00 a.m., the release stated.

Both parents had thouoght the other had taken the 2=year-old boy out of the car seat, deputies said.

The parents, Alexander Rosario and Douceaymee Lopez-Alvarez, both 26, have four kids, ages 8, 7, 3 and 2. The couple told deputies it is common for them to keep late hours and for the child to sleep until almost noon, according to the report.

When the parents went in to check on the 2-year-old around noon, they discovered him missing. They then realized that neither had brought the child in from the vehicle.

Jadiel Rosario was taken to Florida Hospita where he is listed in critical condition.

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