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Georgia woman accused of leaving child in car outside salon indicted

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DECATUR, Ga. -

A South Carolina woman accused of leaving her toddler in a hot car just outside Atlanta while she got her hair done faces charges including second-degree murder.

Prosecutors said in a news release that a grand jury on Tuesday indicted 25-year-old Dijanelle Fowler in the June 15 death of her 13-month-old daughter, Skylar.

Fowler remains in jail without bond. It wasn't immediately clear if she had a lawyer.

Prosecutors say Fowler left Skylar in the car while she was in a salon in Tucker. When she returned five hours later, she sought help jump-starting her car and drove to Emory University Hospital.

Prosecutors say Fowler called 911 from the hospital parking deck claiming she was having a seizure. Responding medical staff found the child dead in her car seat.

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