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Huntsville mom facing domestic violence charges after baby left in hot car

Ashley Cantrell (Source: Huntsville Police Department) Ashley Cantrell (Source: Huntsville Police Department)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A Huntsville mother has been charged with domestic violence after her baby had to be rescued from a hot car on Sunday morning. 

HEMSI responded to a report of a baby in a hot car at 2010 Oakwood Avenue just after 9 a.m.

The caller told 911 that a mother was passed out in her vehicle in the Kroger parking with her infant in the backseat.

READ MORE: Baby rescued after being left in hot car Sunday morning in Huntsville 

EMTs were able to wake up the mother. Huntsville police tell us the infant who was 5-months-old is expected to be fine.  

The infant’s mother 29-year-old Ashley Cantrell of Huntsville was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence-reckless endangerment. 

The case is still under investigation by police and DHR.

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