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Cars are parked in front of a building in Moorhead, Minn., where a 5-month-old girl died Tuesday June 11, 2013, after she was left in a car seat in a van while her father was taking care of five other children under the age of 7. Police say the child died after being left in the van for about four hours. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)

Moorhead infant’s death remains under investigation

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MOORHEAD — Andrew Sandstrom dropped his wife off at work Tuesday afternoon and shortly after, returned to the family’s apartment in Moorhead. He had a platoon of six children with him, all under the age of 7.


Everyone trooped into the residence.

Everyone, that is, except little Christiana.

The 5-month-old was strapped in her car seat in the family’s van.

The van windows were completely closed, and temperatures that afternoon were around 80 degrees.

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