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Makueni: Toddler chokes on bread, dies

Friday December 27 2019



The toddler choked on bread at home.

The toddler choked on bread at home.  FILE PHOTO | AFP

PIUS MAUNDU
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Grief engulfed Utangwa village in Makueni County after a child died Friday after choking on a slice of bread.

The boy's father reported the lunch time incident to the police.

"The father reported that his 18-month-old son choked while feeding on a slice of bread," said Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Ole Napeiyan.

The boy was rushed to Mbooni Sub-County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The body was taken to Makueni County Referral mortuary awaiting post-mortem.