Child dies after being crushed by couch in Markham home


A child is dead after being crushed by a couch in Markham on Saturday night, according to York Regional Police.

The 2-year-old boy was playing when a recliner fell on him, police said.

Police responded to the call near Kennedy Rd. and Steeles Ave. shortly after 9 p.m. on Saturday. The child was rushed to SickKids Hospital and later died.

Bell said police and are considering the death an accident.

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Stefanie Marotta is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @StefanieMarotta


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