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    A 3-year old boy who was left in a car outside a church has died, a Dallas Police spokesman said. (Published Sunday, July 24, 2016)

    Dallas police have identified a 2-year-old boy who died after being left in a hot vehicle.

       Police on Monday said the victim was Boi Lei Sang.
       Officers on Sunday afternoon responded to a report of a child left in a vehicle. The toddler was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
       Police initially said the victim was 3 years old, but later amended the information to say he was 2 years old.
       The National Weather Service says the high in Dallas on Sunday hit 100 degrees

    A 2-year-old boy, who was left in a car outside a church has died, a Dallas police spokesman said.

    Police on Monday said the victim was Boi Lei Sang, according to the Associated Press. 

    Dallas police spent several hours at Dallas Matu Christian Church, located on the 1100 block of Shiloh Road, questioning church members and analyzing a Honda Pilot in the parking lot.

    Services were taking place at the church when the boy's father rushed outside.

    "I think he wanted to call police but he doesn't speak English," said Reng Om.

    The church is dominated with families from Burma, Om said. Despite a language barrier, church members were able to call 911.

    "They are a perfect family. I'm very upset for him," Om said.

    The child was taken to Baylor Medical Center White rock and later pronounced dead, Dallas Fire-Rescue said.

    Originally, police said the boy was 3, but he was actually 2 years old.