3-year-old girl pushes 1-year-old sister into oven and burns her aliveBy Mason White 2:58 PM November 23, 2015
By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl who died in an oven while playing with her three siblings, police in Texas said.
Houston police said that 19-month-old J’zyra Thompson, was burned alive in the oven of her home after being left alone along with her three young siblings.
The children’s mother was at work at the time of the incident.
The children had been left in the care of the mother’s boyfriend, but he was not present when Thompson died in the oven.
Two of the children are three years old and the oldest is five years old. According to the police investigation, the children were playing with the oven when one of the 3-year-old siblings pushed Thomson into it and turned it on.
Police were called, but the girl was already dead when the officers arrived. The child’s mother and her boyfriend have been questioned by police, but so far, no arrests have been made.
The three surviving children were taken into protective custody.