Child's death at daycare ruled accidental

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Michigan City Michigan City authorities have ruled the death of a five-year-old at a daycare an accident.

They say the boy's neck somehow got tangled in a jump rope as he was coming down a slide. He was found hanging at Tricia's Playhouse and Daycare on Monday.

The jump rope had reportedly been hanging over a play fort the boy was playing on.

It's not clear how long the boy was tangled in the cord, before he was found.

The Northwest Indiana Times , reports that the day care workers were inside at the time, periodically checking on the boys out the window.

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