4-Year-Old Boy Impaled by Picture Frame Glass at Home, Dies - NBC New York

4-Year-Old Boy Impaled by Picture Frame Glass at Home, Dies

The boy was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:46 p.m.

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    Boy Dies After Falling on Glass Inside North Philadelphia Home

    A 4-year-old boy died from his injuries after falling onto a piece of glass inside a North Philadelphia home.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019)

    Loved ones are mourning a 4-year-old boy who died after falling and being impaled by a piece of glass inside a North Philadelphia home. 

    The 4-year-old boy was with his mother and other family members inside a home on the 3200 block of North Reese Street at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday. The boy was on the second floor of the home when he fell onto a piece of glass and was impaled through his abdomen, police said. The boy’s uncle told Telemundo62 the glass was from a picture frame.

    The boy was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:46 p.m.

    Police are currently investigating the child's death. They also say the boy's family is cooperating with the investigation.