One child dead from neglect, another child hospitalized; woman detained in Sno. Co.

One child dead from neglect, another child hospitalized; woman detained in Sno. Co.

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Investigators process a scene in Marysville where two neglected children were found in a car on Monday.

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on October 9, 2012 at 12:57 PM

A woman is being held in Snohomish County jail while police investigate allegations of child neglect and criminal endangerment after Tulalip Police found two young children on Monday in a car parked in Marysville.

One of the two children is deceased, Tulalip Tribes Chairman Melvin Sheldon said Tuesday. The other remains hospitalized.

Marysville Fire said a unit dispatched to the scene found an unresponsive 1-year-old and a 3-year-old. Both were taken to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett.

No further information was available on which child died or the condition of the survivor.

Reporting from KING 5's Eric Wilkinson.

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