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Girl, 3, died after being left alone in a car in 100 degree weather while her mom tended to her pot

Girl, three, dies after being left in 100F car for three HOURS by her mother while she worked on her cannabis farm

  • The Visalia Police Department said they found three-year-old Jessica Campos not breathing in a vehicle after she was left alone in the car for three hours
  • Police said the toddler was left alone in the parked car anywhere from 2 1/2 to 3 hours during which temperatures reached at least 100 degrees 
  • Cops say the interior of the car was so hot that Jessica would have been left unable to breathe by the roasting heat  
  • Jessica’s mother, 28-year-old Eustajia Mojica Dominguez, was allegedly tending to her marijuana farm while the toddler was in the scorching car
  • Police uncovered 70 mature marijuana plants, 80 immature marijuana plants, and approximately 475 pounds of processed marijuana at the residence
  • Four adults who were in the residence were arrested and Mojica Dominguez, who was booked for involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment

A California toddler died after her mom left her alone in a car for hours in 100 degree weather to tend to her marijuana farm, police say.

The Visalia Police Department said they found three-year-old Jessica Campos not breathing after being left alone in a car for three hours, with the vehicle’s interior temperature rocketing to 100f.

Her mom Eustajia Mojica Dominguez, 28, has since been arrested over the killing, and is said to have been tending to her huge cannabis farm while her daughter suffocated in the searing heat.

Police say the car interior was have been so scorching that Jessica would not have been able to breathe. 

An officer on an unrelated call across the street responded to the scene immediately after being called, and took over from family members and attempted to revive the girl using CPR, police said in a statement. 

Jessica was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. 

Jessica’s mother, 28-year-old Eustajia Mojica Dominguez, (pictured) was tending to a marijuana grow and processing pot while the toddler was in the scorching car, it is alleged 

Police uncovered 70 mature marijuana plants, 80 immature marijuana plants at the residence

Police uncovered 70 mature marijuana plants, 80 immature marijuana plants at the residence 

Police found three-year-old Jessica Campos not breathing alone in a car in up to 100 degree weather before she was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead

Police found three-year-old Jessica Campos not breathing alone in a car in up to 100 degree weather before she was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead

Police said the toddler was left alone in the parked car anywhere from 2 1/2 to 3 hours during which temperatures reached at least 100 degrees.  

Cops believe that Mojica Dominguez was tending to a marijuana grow and processing pot while the toddler was in the scorching car. 

The department’s Narcotics and Special Enforcement Unit uncovered 70 mature marijuana plants, 80 immature marijuana plants, and approximately 475 pounds of processed marijuana at the residence.

Police uncovered approximately 475 pounds of processed marijuana at the residence

Police uncovered approximately 475 pounds of processed marijuana at the residence

Valentin Aguilar Ortiz, 27

Emmanuel Ortiz-Aguilar, 34

Police say the four adults who were arrested at the residence  face possible drug charges related to marijuana, including Valentin Aguilar Ortiz, left, and Emmanuel Ortiz-Aguilar, right

Araceli Mojica,33

Victor Flores Corona, 41

Also arrested over the cannabis farm were Araceli Mojica, left, and Victor Flores Corona, right  

Authorities also discovered four other children in the residence, including two nine-month-old children and an 11 and 15-year-old. 

The four children were all turned over to Child Welfare Services. Their relationship to  Mojica Martinez has not been shared.   

Four other adults who were in the residence at the time of the incident were arrested as well. 

Police identified the four adults as Araceli Mojica, 33, Emmanuel Ortiz-Aguilar, 34, Valentin Aguilar Ortiz, 27, and Victor Flores Corona, 41. 

Police say they face possible drug charges related to marijuana, while Mojica Dominguez was booked for involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment. 

California law states that recreational marijuana is legal, but unlicensed growers can only harvest up to six cannabis plants, the New York Post reported. 

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