Selangor Journal

Boy falls to death from a baby chair in restaurant

JOHOR BAHRU, Oct 5 — A two-year-old boy died after falling from a baby chair in a restaurant at Taman Sutera, here yesterday.

Johor Bahru Utara deputy police chief Supt. Fariz Ammar Abdullah said the incident occurred at about 3 pm while the boy was eating at a table with other family members.

The boy, who was at the table in a baby chair, was pushing the table with his foot, causing the chair to flip and him falling with his head hitting the floor, he said in a statement today.

He said the boy’s father then took his son to a private clinic, which then advised him to bring the boy to a hospital due to the child’s condition which was reported to be serious.

The father then took the son to a private hospital in Iskandar Puteri, where a medical officer there pronounced the child dead, he said, adding that the boy’s remains were then sent to the Sultanah Aminah Hospital for post-mortem to determine the actual cause of death.

Police classified the case as sudden death.

— Bernama

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