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Four-year-old Aurora girl killed when TV falls on her

Updated: January 26, 2014 11:08PM



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 to their apartment in the 1200 block of Nantucket Avenue at about 5:49 p.m., 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.



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