St. Louis Child Strangled by Mini-Blind Cord

5 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, April 02 2013 Apr 2, 2013 Tuesday, April 02, 2013 6:28:15 AM CDT April 02, 2013 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS - St. Louis police say a 2-year-old boy died after he got caught in the nylon cord of a mini-blind.

Police say the accidental strangulation occurred Monday night at a home in south St. Louis. The parents found the boy hanging several feet off the ground after he got tangled in the mini-blind.

Authorities believe the toddler got caught in the cord when he climbed onto a window sill.

The child was pronounced dead at a hospital in St. Louis.

 

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