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Miami day care center owner charged with manslaughter after child dies in van

MIAMI - DECEMBER 15:  Officer Kevin Millan from the City of Miami Beach police department arrests a woman after she failed a field sobriety test at a DUI checkpoint December 15, 2006 in Miami, Florida. According to police, the woman failed a breathalyzer test by blowing into the device and receiving two readings one at .190 the other .183, which is twice the legal limit in Florida. The city of Miami, with the help of other police departments, will be conducting saturation patrols and setting up checkpoints during the holiday period looking to apprehend drivers for impaired driving and other traffic violations.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

MIAMI - DECEMBER 15: Officer Kevin Millan from the City of Miami Beach police department arrests a woman after she failed a field sobriety test at a DUI checkpoint December 15, 2006 in Miami, Florida. According to police, the woman failed a breathalyzer test by blowing into the device and receiving two readings one at .190 the other .183, which is twice the legal limit in Florida. The city of Miami, with the help of other police departments, will be conducting saturation patrols and setting up checkpoints during the holiday period looking to apprehend drivers for impaired driving and other traffic violations. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)  (2006 Getty Images)

The owner of a Miami day care faces aggravated manslaughter charges for the death of a 2-year-old boy left in a van for six hours.

The Miami Herald reports that 36-year-old Karen Aviles was arrested Saturday and charged in the death of Angel Matute-Chavez. Aviles' Vision of Life Academy wasn't registered to transport children.

Police told the Herald that Aviles picked up Angel and other children Wednesday morning and drove them to her center. She allegedly told investigators she had to rush to a meeting, so she told an employee to unload the children.

Angel was somehow left inside. His body was found that afternoon. State law requires that two employees visually inspect vehicles to make sure no children remain. It wasn't known Sunday if Aviles has an attorney.

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