Death of 3-year-old forgotten in hot day care van for hours in July ruled homicide

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Medical examiner rules death of boy who died in hot day care van as homicide

A medical examiner has released the cause of death of a toddler left inside a hot day care bus.

Raymond Pryer, 3, was found inside a Discovering Me Academy van in northwest Harris County.

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Raymond was left alone for at least four hours last July after a group returned from a field trip. Temperatures inside reached at least 113 degrees, Constable Alan Rosen said.

A medical examiner has now ruled his death to be a homicide.

Houston police say the district attorney's office is aware and this case will go to a grand jury.
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