Virginia mother denies leaving baby in hot car, calls death ‘accident’
RICHMOND, Va. -- The mother of a 10-month-old girl who died Tuesday after being left in a hot car said what happened was an accident. The mother identified the victim as Luciana Kaye Diaz, the youngest of her four children. WTVR sources said Diaz suffered cardiac arrest Tuesday and died on the way to the hospital after she had been left in a hot car by her mother, who WTVR is not identifying at this time.