LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A child has been identified one day after authorities say he was unresponsive inside a minivan.
The coroner says three-year-old Nishchay Patel was unresponsive inside a minivan outside the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Temple in Oldham County on Sunday.
Nishchay was transported to Norton Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officials have not yet released a cause of death.
The temple released a statement Monday evening to address the death of the child.
Our congregation and members are deeply saddened by the loss of a young, bright boy who brought immense joy to his family and our congregation. We are focused on supporting his family through this tragic time, keeping them in our thoughts and daily prayers. We ask for respect and privacy to allow the family and our congregation to mourn this loss and heal through prayer.
The death investigation is ongoing.