Guam father indicted on negligent homicide, abuse after allegedly leaving toddler in vehicle

The Associated Press
April 12, 2013

HAGATNA, Guam - A Guam father is accused of forgetting his daughter in a vehicle for seven hours, resulting in her death.

The Guam Attorney General's office says Anthony Morcilla has been indicted in the death of his 2-year-old daughter.

Morcilla was arrested on April 3 after allegedly forgetting to drop off the toddler at daycare and leaving her in the vehicle while he was at work. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Pacific Daily News ( ) reported Friday a grand jury rejected a manslaughter charge and instead indicted him on charges of negligent homicide, leaving a child unattended in a motor vehicle and child abuse.