Press Release From The Payette County Sheriff’s Office
New Plymouth, Idaho – The Payette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a medical call in New Plymouth, Idaho where a female child under the age of one year old passed away after being left in a vehicle. On September 3, 2022, at approximately 5:00 pm the family of the child called 911 to report that their child had been left in the vehicle and was not breathing. The child was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
The Fruitland Police Department assisted the Payette County Sheriff’s Office at the scene. The investigation into this death is ongoing by the Payette County Sheriff’s Office along with the assistance of the Idaho State Police. The cause of death has not been determined at this time.