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Young Girl Found With Jump Rope Around Neck Dies

UMCHealthSystem.com

A 4-year-old girl taken to the hospital after being found with a jump rope wrapped around her neck has died.

The child was found unresponsive in a bedroom Thursday afternoon, according to her mother. Police are investigating the incident.

Authorities say that her mother told officers that the girl had gone to her room to nap, and when the mother checked on her, the rope was around her neck.

EMS took the girl to University Medical Center, where she died Friday.

Police have not yet released the girl’s name.

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