suffocation

Gavel in a courtroom.
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Kristen Johanson
August 28, 2019 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia father was sentenced to 3 1/2 to seven years behind bars after pleading guilty Wednesday to killing his newborn baby. Tyreek Lemon sat with his back against the chair, chewing gum, as the family of 2 1/2-month-old Orion Lemon, who was suffocated with a...
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A doctor demonstrates how an infant can die due to unsafe sleeping practices.
Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, file
April 22, 2019 - 7:42 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other unsafe sleep practices, an analysis of government data found. These deaths "are entirely preventable. That's the most important point...
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William Herring and Brianna Brochhausen
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
Kim Glovas
July 17, 2018 - 4:20 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County couple have been charged with murder in connection with the suffocation and death of their 4-month-old son in February. William Herring, 42, and Brianna Brochhausen, 22, were taken into custody Monday by New Jersey State Police. The...
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