How? Akron toddler freezes to death on porch after dad falls asleep

2-year-old girl found frozen to death on Ohio front porch

2-year-old girl found frozen to death on Ohio front porch

A mother found her 2-year-old daughter "frozen" Friday on the family's front porch, according to police. Neighbors are desperate for answers after a toddler girl was found frozen to death on her own front porch. My little girl froze to death.

"Obviously, this is still under investigation to see if there is any wrongdoing on behalf of the parents", Lieutenant Rick Edwards said.

They continued: "You're gonna pinch her nose closed and completely cover her mouth with your mouth and blow two regular breaths into the lungs".

Akron police said around 3:30 Friday afternoon, they were called to the apartment on Doty Drive. "I've had to take the baby home because she'll be outside playing".

"I cried because I just don't understand how a two year old could be outside and you not know", Lucas told Fox 8.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office in northeast OH will determine cause of death.

Cops say Wynter was at home with her dad while Dashanda took her four-year-old son out, according to reports.

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Her mother had left her at home while she ran errands but the father, who works nights, fell asleep in the day, Fox News reported.

The mother had been away from the house for about two hours, police said.

Many said they would occasionally hear arguing outside of the apartment, while neighbor Crystal Lucas says she saw both children left outside alone in the past.

When authorities knocked on her door, Lucas says she recalls being anxious before bursting into tears.

Authorities came to Lucas' door to inquire about the children of the home where the incident took place.

"It's just a very sad situation, it literally broke my heart", she added.

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