Riyadh: A three-year-old girl suffocated to death in her father’s car in the province of Al-Kharj.
The man reportedly left his daughter locked in his car which caused her to asphyxiate, reported Arabic newspaper Al-Marsd.
The girl was found in a critical condition in the car and was immediately taken to the King Khalid Hospital where doctors pronounced her dead.
The body was later sent to the Prince Sultan Centre for Health Services for post mortem.
Police have launched an inquiry into the incident.
Security officials have urged parents to be careful and not leave their children in locked cars in the sweltering heat.