New details released by Cook County medical examiner after dresser falls on toddler, killing him
CHICAGO - A 3-year-old boy was killed after a piece of furniture fell on him Tuesday afternoon in Little Village.
Chicago police officers responded to the 2800 block of South Pulaski Road around 2:30 p.m. for reports of an injured toddler.
The victim was later pronounced dead.
He was identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Officer as Johan Garcia.
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The cause of death was compressional asphyxia due to entrapment under a dresser.
The incident has been classified as an accident.
Area detectives are still investigating.