SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Authorities in South Carolina say a man in a traffic stop left his daughter to a burning car.
News outlets report 26-year-old Imhotep Osiris Norman was charged with homicide at child abuse. The South Carolina State Highway Patrol says troopers have tried to stop him from speeding on Friday.
Capt. Kelley Hughes says the pursuing troopers noticed Norman's car was smoking and sparking. Authorities say a bag was thrown from the moving car; they say it later tested positive for illegal drugs.
The car then burst into flames and Norman fled on foot when it rolled to a stop. Investigators then found the body 1
Norman was later arrested. He says he didn't know the car was on fire.