SC boy dies after wedged in chair with tired dad

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-month-old baby has died after becoming wedged in a chair with his father in their Anderson County home.

Coroner Don McCown told WYFF-TV ( that the father apparently fell asleep in a chair with the boy on Friday night at the family’s home.

McCown says the boy also fell asleep and became wedged between his father and the arm of the chair. The boy suffered cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead at a hospital after paramedics tried to resuscitate him.

McCown says the father told authorities he was tired from working to find a new job.

Officials say this is the seventh child death in Anderson County this year.


Information from: WYFF-TV,

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