Archive for May 21st, 2012

5-year-old girl run over, killed by mother

Posted on May 21, 2012. Filed under: Abuse Neglect Death | Tags: , , , |

National May. 21, 2012 – AICHI —

Police said Monday that a five-year-old girl was killed in Seto, Aichi Prefecture, after her mother accidentally ran her over with a car.

According to police, Manami Koide, 29, hit her daughter Nanami with her car outside their home at around 4 p.m. Sunday, TBS reported. Police say Koide was reversing her car toward the house so that she could vacuum it when the incident occurred.

Nanami was taken to hospital where she died around an hour and a half later of a cardiac rupture.

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2-year-old boy falls from 3rd-floor apartment during eclipse

Posted on May 21, 2012. Filed under: Abuse Neglect Death | Tags: , , |

National May. 21, 2012 -TOKYO —

A 2-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from the window of a 3rd-floor apartment in Tokyo during the eclipse on Monday morning.

Police said they received a call from a local resident just after 7:30 a.m. reporting that a boy was lying on the ground in front of a 5-story apartment building in Ota Ward, TBS reported.

The boy was taken to hospital and remains in a coma, police said.

The boy’s bedroom window faces the east and police believe he may have been watching the eclipse when he fell out the window, TBS reported.

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