Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Woman charged after leaving infant inside hot car while she auditioned at strip club

Kelsey McMurtry faces child neglect charges.A woman and her friend are facing charges after they left her infant in a hot car outside a strip club where she was auditioning. 24-year-old Kelsey McMurtry was auditioning at a club in downtown Nashville while her daughter sat in a locked car with the windows up. Police received a frantic phone call from a concerned citizen around 4 p.m. when someone found McMurty’s sweat-drenched child.

It was 72 degrees outside when officers arrived and temperatures inside the car were above 100 degrees. Witnesses estimated the baby was in the car at least 30 minutes. She was treated at a hospital and placed with children’s services.