In the early morning hours of December 18 around 6 am screams were heard at the Shadetree Shelter in Las Vegas. The sleepy residents awoke from there cold beds to find a young mother holding her dead baby Zechariah. A fellow resident attempted to perform CPR but it was no use. Emergency workers were slow to respond 15-20 minutes according to reports from residents.
The residents reported no heat inside the building.
Residents reported extremely cold conditions inside the cement floored facility.