Girl dies after being found in burning auto

Girl dies after being found in burning auto

Girl dies after being found in burning auto

The girl was living with her mother in Queens, according to Pix 11.

A three-year-old girl has died in a burning vehicle after she was reportedly locked inside. The news outlet said the individual expressed concern for Zoey's well-being.

Authorities were called around 9 p.m. Sunday to a auto fire at the intersection of Baisley and Rockaway boulevards in Springfield Gardens. Chief Joseph Gallucci of the New York Police Department.

Three-year-old Zoey Pereira was found on the backseat of the auto, fire officials said.

The source further indicates the Audi's doors had been chained shut from the inside, trapping the toddler inside.

They found the vehicle burning, with the windows shut, and saw one gas canister in the street and another on the back seat, according to sources cited by the Post.

Baisley Boulevard and 155th, Queens, New York.

A 3-year-old girl was killed in a auto fire after her father allegedly set a fiery death trap in Queens, the New York Police Department said Monday morning.

The latch of the chains bolted on the doors gave way because of the heat, and firefighters were able to get the child out, FDNY sources said.

Another eyewitness said she saw a man running from the scene engulfed in flames, who ran to a nearby pond to put out the fire, before first-responders found him.

'I heard a boom, like something explode.

"Witness Lisa Silvera, 50, said: "[She] was on a stretcher.

"With a mask on [her] face".

Police are investigating the girl's death as a homicide, according to Pix 11 in NY. The source said they do not live together and have a limited history of domestic violence.

The man, who suffered second and third degree burns, was hospitalized.

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