HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. - Meg Trueblood, the Fishers, Ind. mother who left her 16-month-old toddler in a 100-plus-degree car, has been formally charged with felony neglect.
Trueblood faces charges of neglect of a dependent resulting in bodily injury, a class C felony.
Fishers police said Trueblood, 30, had been shopping at Simply Chic for about an hour as the girl sat in an increasingly hot car as temperatures soared above 100 degrees.
The toddler was rushed to Peyton Manning Children's Hospital in critical condition. She was upgraded to stable condition the next day and released to the custody of her grandparents.
Trueblood's initial hearing is scheduled for July 18.
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