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Macon police probe toddler death

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 7:45 AM
Last updated 7:52 PM
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MACON, Ga. — Authorities in Bibb County are investigating the death of a 17-month-old girl.

The Telegraph newspaper reports the girl was playing in a relative’s apartment in Macon when her father heard a loud noise.

The sheriff’s office says the man rushed into the room where his daughter was and discovered a television and the dresser it had been sitting on had fallen onto the girl.

The man rushed his daughter to a hospital where she was declared dead.

Bibb County sheriff’s Lt. Randy Gonzales said investigators and the coroner believe the death was accidental.

An autopsy is expected.

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itsanotherday1 02/24/14 - 10:56 am
A tragic, but very common

A tragic, but very common occurrence.

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