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Police: Death of Green Bay 2-year-old accidental

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Posted at 5:47 PM, Jul 20, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-25 10:50:50-04

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — The Green Bay Police Department concluded an investigation of the death of a two-year-old at a residence in the 600 block of South Irwin Avenue on the city's east side.

According to police, officers were dispatched to the residence on Thursday, July 20 around 3:30 p.m. for a child who was found unconscious and not breathing.

Upon arrival, emergency crews conducted CPR before the child was taken to a local hospital and pronounced deceased.

Police say witnesses reported that the child was found entangled in a pull cord attached to bedroom blinds.

The Brown County Medical Examiner certified the case as an accidental asphyxial death.

An investigation into the incident remains active. No arrests have been made, further details have not been released.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call Green Bay Police at 920-448-3200 and reference case #23-239532.