Mom of toddler found dead in vehicle at Forest Estates mobile home park arrested and charged

Shreveport, LA – According to the Shreveport Police Department, the mother of an infant found dead inside a vehicle at the Forest Estates mobile home park in the 6200 block of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop has been arrested and charged in connection with the child’s death.

Her name is Meagan Everett and police say she faces a charge of negligent homicide.

Authorities say the 1-year-old child was found right before 3 p.m. Thursday.

Shreveport Police Department officers responded to the Forest Estates mobile home park.

The responding officers found the infant dead inside the car.

Authorities believe the infant’s death is heat-related.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.