By: KDKA-TV News Staff
BALDWIN, Pa. (KDKA) — Police say a 2-year-old boy in Baldwin Township was accidentally hanged by a pull cord for a set of blinds.READ MORE: Lawmakers Working On Bills In Harrisburg That Would Curb The Influence Of Lobbyists
The Allegheny County Police Department said officials were called Sunday to the 2000 block of Jameson Drive around 3 p.m. for accidental strangulation. Police say first responders arrived and performed life-saving measures on the boy, who was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Possibly Real: A Thousand Andy Warhol Paintings On Sale With Only One Being Authentic
Law enforcement says the investigation revealed that the child was accidentally hanged by a pull cord for a set of blinds near his crib.
Detectives consulted with the district attorney’s office and are awaiting autopsy results, police say.MORE NEWS: Dump Truck Collides With Train, Route 51 In Jefferson Hills Expected To Be Shut Down All Morning
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