*7-month-old baby freezes to death after been left outside a balcony for 5 hours by his mother
∗He died of Hypothermia after been exposed to cold for more than 5 hours
On Sunday, Jan 5, a 7-month-old baby boy froze to death after being put to sleep outside a balcony by his mother in eastern Russia.
After being exposed to temperatures of -20C for 5 hours in the far-eastern Khabarovsk area, the boy died of hypothermia after his parents put him outside to ‘ sleep in the fresh air. ‘
According to reports from Local media the 40-year-old mother from Nikolaevsk-on-Amur’s, put her son on the balcony, hoping to pick him up in a few minutes. Yet she forgot about her son, apparently, and only remembered where he was five hours later. As she went to pick him up and bring him home, she found that her child is dead already and had no ‘ signs of life.
Hypothermia was the cause of death for the child, according to Russian media, Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when your body loses heat faster than it can produce heat, causing a dangerously low body temperature which can eventually lead to complete failure of your heart and respiratory system and eventually to death.