- Associated Press - Friday, October 30, 2015

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says the death of a 15-month-old boy was due to accidental asphyxiation in his car seat.

Clayton Trinidad was found Aug. 31 in a Norman motel room and was later pronounced dead at a Norman hospital.

An autopsy says it appears the child fell while in the car seat and on a bed and that he was suspended by his neck from a strap on the seat.

Authorities say the child’s mother and father had left the boy along with a 4-year-old and a 4-month-old in car seats and alone in the motel room while they went for pizza.

The parents each face a second-degree murder charge and two counts of child neglect.



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