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Police: Girl, 4, Killed By Falling TV

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AURORA, Ill. (STMW) – A 4-year-old girl in west suburban Aurora was killed Sunday evening after a TV fell on her, police said.

The girl’s mother called police about 5:49 p.m. to their apartment in the 1200 block of Nantucket Avenue, according to a release from Aurora police.

The girl was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora where she was pronounced dead at 6:34 p.m., police said.

Her death is thought to be accidental. At the time she was killed, the girl’s mother and a younger sibling were also home in the apartment, police said.

The girl’s name was withheld Sunday night pending an autopsy by the Kane County Coroner.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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