Long Island Infant Dies After Becoming Tangled In Blinds


A 2-year-old child on Long Island died Saturday after becoming tangled in and suffocating from the chain cord of venetian blinds.
Police were called to the family’s home in Holtsville just before 3 p.m. Friday. When police arrived, the father was administrating CPR on his 2-year-old son, Brendon McCarthy. McCarthy was transported via ambulance to Stony Brook University Medical Center, where he died Saturday at 3:15 p.m.
Police are still investigating how the child got tangled in the cord.

A 2-year-old child on Long Island died Saturday after becoming tangled in and suffocating from the chain cord of venetian blinds.
Police were called to the family’s home in Holtsville just before 3 p.m. Friday. When police arrived, the father was administrating CPR on his 2-year-old son, Brendon McCarthy. McCarthy was transported via ambulance to Stony Brook University Medical Center, where he died Saturday at 3:15 p.m.
Police are still investigating how the child got tangled in the cord.

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