6 Month Old Girl Dies In Hot Car – Father Charged With Manslaughter

Extremely sad news out of northern Collin County this morning. A 6 month old girl died after reportedly being left in a hot car yesterday afternoon on Milrany Lane in Melissa, TX. Temperatures in that area were in the low 90’s at the time and it’s believed she was left in the family’s van for possibly as long as four hours.

Her father, 33 year old Michael Shannon Thedford, was arrested and charged with manslaughter. He is currently being held in the Collin County Jail. Bond is set at $20,000. The Collin County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation into this tragic death.

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