FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. — An Alabama couple is behind bars after their toddler son died in a hot car, authorities said.
According to The Associated Press and WHNT, Franklin County sheriff's deputies arrested Brandi Burks, 22, and Dakota Fowler, 20, on manslaughter charges in the death of their 3-year-old son, Bentley, who was discovered unresponsive in a vehicle about 4 p.m. Sunday. Emergency responders weren't able to save the child, officials said.
Burks and Fowler are being held on $500,000 bond each, according to WHNT.
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