The news regarding an Orlando driver leaving a three-year-old in a hot van had made headlines all over. People send their children to daycare facilities with trust and faith. They expect that their children will be taken care of. But sometimes things go all topsy-turvy. A female driver in Orlando did something really irresponsible.
The boy of 3 was left also in a hot van all locked up. This led to the child’s subsequent death. While the woman is denying the charges that have been levied on her, but she will be meeting her faith soon as her sentencing has been scheduled for Monday.
“Didn’t Do It On Purpose”
The woman has been identified as Deborah St. Charles. She faces up to 15 years behind bars. She was arrested in the year 2017.
According to Orlando Police, she had led Myles Hill, 3 unattended in a van outside of Little miracles Academy for more than 12 hours. As a result of which the boy died of exposure to heat.
“I understand my negligence, but I never did something like this on purpose,” said St. Charles.
In the month of October, she had taken a plea deal and pled no contest to manslaughter by culpable negligence.
Child’s Family All Nostalgic
The family of the deceased child still misses him. “The morning he left home, he looked at me and said, ‘Mama, I love you,” said the boy’s grandmother.
St. Charles had admitted that she had not counted the children after getting them off of the van.
Jeffery Deen, Charles’s attorney considers her innocent and had said that sometimes good people too end up making mistakes.
“I love kids. I have two boys of my own and I would never do this intentionally to a child,” said St. Charles in her defense. Her sentencing is set for Monday at 10 am at the Orange County courthouse.