Mother who left 3-year-old in hot car now charged with murder 

A week after a 3-year-old was found in a hot car, his mother now faces murder charges in his death, Fulton County police confirmed Tuesday night. 

MORE: No bond set for mom after 3-year-old left in car for 3 hours

Lillian Stone, 25, remains in the Fulton County jail without bond, according to jail records. She was arrested Oct. 31 after her child was found in a hot car in the 6800 block of Smoke Ridge Drive in the city of South Fulton, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported. 

He had been in the car for three hours and was found by a concerned citizen, who called 911. 

The child was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He died Saturday, Fulton County police Det. Partrena Smith said. 

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The high was 72 degrees in Atlanta that day, according to Channel 2. It was not clear how hot it was inside the vehicle.

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