15-month-old locked in car while parents grocery shop Thank God this child survived!! I've been closely following Cooper Harris's case (which is beyond depressing) and ... we've had several "kids left in hot cars" in my small state and vicinity over the past week so my nerves are a little on edge. I hope the local DA for this case comes down as hard as they can charge wise on these parents. It's time this type of crime quits being overlooked and/or played down as an accident. These parents actually admitted they left the baby in the vehicle!!! WTH?? It was intentional?? I wouldn't leave my child ALONE in the car ... no matter what age ... on a beautiful, 70 degree, no humidity day much less a day where the heat index is way over 100 degrees in the shade!!! My old dog is smarter than both of these parents put together (sigh). WHO leaves a 15 month old baby alone in a car in a parking lot??