Parents charged in the death of child left in hot car

CLAYTON, MO – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has charged the parents in the death of a baby girl left in a hot vehicle for at least 12 hours on Sunday, June 2nd.  The parents, Matthew Eichelberger, 27, and Candace Rucker, 24, were charged with second-degree involuntary manslaughter in the death of their daughter 11-month-old Joseline Eichelberger.

Both are being held on $50,000 bond each at the St. Louis County Justice Center.

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