LITTLE ROCK, AR – The great-grandparents of a 2-year-old who died in a hot car in northwest Arkansas
last week have been charged with negligent homicide.
Joniah Chronister was left in the car while William and Margette Staten were shopping inside a Walmart. Police say the child was left in the car with no air conditioning for about two hours.
Police say when paramedics arrived, the child did not have a pulse. The child was pronounced dead at Northwest Medical Center.