Mother Leaves Infant in Hot Car for Strip Club Audition at Deja Vu Showgirls in Nashville, TN … Kelsey McMurtry & Summer Taylor Arrested on Child Neglect Charges
24 year old Kelsey McMurtry won’t be winning any Mother of the Year awards any time soon …
Two woman, 24 year old Kelsey McMurtry and her friend, 19 year old Summer Taylor, were arrested and face charges of child neglect after leaving an infant in a hot car outside a Nashville, Tennessee strip club while the mom auditioned inside. Kelsey McMurtry was auditioning at Deja Vu Showgirls in downtown Nashville while her daughter sat outside in a car with the windows rolled up around 4 p.m. According to WSMV, at the time, temperatures outside were 70 degrees. In the affidavit, police estimated it may have been up to 101 degrees inside the vehicle. The baby was taken to the hospital for treatment, where the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services also responded.
Kelsey McMurtry (left), Summer Taylor (rt) – Source: Metro Nashville PD
Two women face charges after an infant was left in a hot car outside of a strip club in Tennessee as the child’s mother was onstage for an audition, according to multiple reports.
Kelsey McMurtry, 24, was auditioning at Deja Vu Showgirls in downtown Nashville while her daughter sat outside in a car with the windows rolled up around 4 p.m. Thursday, police told WKRN. Passersby noticed the girl and called authorities.
In a warrant, officials said it was 72 degrees outside when officers arrived and temperatures inside the car had likely topped 100 degrees. The girl was wearing a heavy coat and drenched with sweat, WKRN reported. Witnesses estimated she spent at least 30 minutes in the car.
She was taken to a hospital for treatment, where the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services responded to care for her.