Janik Nix, 64, has been charged with homicide by child abuse
A South Carolina woman has been charged in the death of her 18-month-old grandson who had been left in a hot car.
Janik Nix, 64, was arrested and charged with homicide by child abuse in the May 31 death, Greenville County Sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Flood said.
An arrest warrant alleges Nix negligently left her grandson Joe Avery James Lockaby in a vehicle outside her Greenville home for 'some time'.
An investigation revealed that Nix was 'negligent while the victim was in her care as the child was left in a motor vehicle for an extended period of time, ultimately resulting in the victim's death.'
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